M. Patricia “Pat” Smith

M. Patricia “Pat” Smith

STOUGHTON-M. Patricia “Pat” Smith, age 87, of Stoughton, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at home surrounded by her family. She was born on March 4, 1925, in Coleman, South Dakota, the daughter of G. Joseph and Irene Lieser.

United in marriage to Dale Smith on June 7, 1947, in Ladysmith, and the mother of seven children, Pat was devoted to her family. An active member of St. Ann Catholic Church for many years and a volunteer at numerous organizations, Pat was loved by all those whose lives she touched.

Pat is survived by Dale, her loving husband of 65 years; children, Mike (Linda) Smith, Barb Smith-Palinkas, Kathy Smith, Jean (Carlos) Smith-Andrade, Bev Smith and Chris Smith-Keenan; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Jean) Lieser; and special friend of the family, Cathy Broome. Pat was preceded in death by her son, Mark; parents; and sister, Jane Lieser.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. ANN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 323 N. Van Buren St.,Stoughton, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012, with Monsignor Gerard Healy presiding. Visitation will be at GUNDERSON STOUGHTON FUNERAL HOME, 1358 Hwy. 51, Stoughton, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012 as well as from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at ST. ANN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Memorials in Pat’s name may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church.