MIDDLETON-Patricia (Patti) Anne Nicholson, age 63, passed away at her home on Monday, January 27, 2014.

She was born in Melrose Park, Ill., on January 19, 1951, the daughter of John and Anne (Linder) Giuliano. Patti was united in marriage to William A. Nicholson on June 22, 1975 in Lombard, Ill.

Patti was many things to many people. A loving mother, devoted wife, cherished sister, friend, and confidant.

She worked for 20 years at Middleton High School and touched so many with her daily smile and quiet wisdom. She leaves behind many beloved friends, family members, and coworkers who will never forget her warm words and beautiful smile.

Patti is survived by her loving husband; William Nicholson, her daughters; Elizabeth Anne Anderson and Julie Anne Granning, and three brothers; Anthony (Bud) Angelo Giuliano, John Richard Giuliano, and Donald Gerald Giuliano. She was preceded in death by her parents; John Richard and Anne Nora Giuliano; a brother Michael Angelo Giuliano and a sister, Janet Anne Giuliano.

A Memorial Service will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave., Middleton at 7:00 PM on Friday, January 31, 2014 with Reverend Paul Yoder presiding. Visitation will be held on Friday from 3:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

For online condolences please visit www.gundersonfh.com.

Per family’s request, no donations are to be made.

They wish to extend a special thank you to all for the generous financial and moral support.

Gunderson West
Funeral & Cremation Care
7435 University Ave
608-831-6761