MADISON-Patricia "Pat" Mitchell, age 81, of Madison, passed away at Karmenta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
She was born on Sept. 30, 1932, the daughter of Clement and Agnes (Ludwig) Leighty. Patricia attended Buckwheat Ridge School and also graduated from Platteville High School. On Aug. 27, 2951, she married Harvey Mitchell. They lived and worked in Madison. Pat worked at American Family Insurance retiring after 30 years. Pat had a special love for her two brittanys, Gigi and Gingi. Pat and Harvey were both life members of VFW Post 7591 and spent many happy hours there working on club activities.
Pat is survived by her husband, Harvey of Madison; sister, Joan Kuehl of Platteville; brothers, Donald Leighty of Poynette and Keith Leighty of Platteville; nieces, Deanna Koralesky of La Crosse, Janet Leighty of Pompano Beach, Fla., Joanne Leighty of Madison, and Julie Leighty of Madison; nephews, John Leighty of Arlington and James Leighty of Cottage Grove; and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father in 1978, and her mother in 1983; sisters, Anna Marie and Daria (Murphy) Leighty; brothers, Darrell Leighty, Ora Leighty, and James Leighty; brothers-in-law, Matt Murphy and Gilbert Huehl; and sisters-in-law, Harriet Leighty, Jean Leighty, and Elizabeth Leighty.
Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at Noon on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, with Rev. Bradley Homan presiding. Interment will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Monday at 11:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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