Patricia Ann Raimond
WAUNAKEE, Wis. — Patricia A. Raimond passed away peacefully at the Agrace HospiceCare Center on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the age of 74.
Pat was born to Wilson “Cozy” and Eileen (Deneen) Howard on Oct. 6, 1942. She graduated from Waunakee High School in 1960. Pat married the love of her life, John Raimond, in Las Vegas on May 2, 2000.
Pat enjoyed living life to the fullest. She always wore hats and made everyone around her feel comfortable. Pat was proud to be Irish and passed away on one of her favorite holidays, St. Paddy’s Day. Pat also cherished her husband’s Italian heritage. Pat loved to be on the go and talking with people. She especially enjoyed cheering on her children and grandchildren at dance, wrestling, baseball, and football games over the years. Pat participated in many events and groups including: card club, Red Hatters, Italian Workman’s Club and Festa Italia.
Pat is survived by her three children, Scott Miller, Jay (Jessica) Miller, and Tana (Brad) Ayre; three step-children: Diana (Ed) Raimond, Linda (Bill) Brimmer, and John (Fran) Raimond; seven beautiful grandchildren, Brittany, Justin, Kaitlin, Lexa, Ty, Ashton, and Max; a great-grandchild, Ajah; brother, John (Jo) Howard; sister, Mary (Gary) Adler; and many nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren, and friends.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Bill Howard; and her stepson, Chris Raimond.
A special thanks to Pat’s many friends for all of their support and company during her illness. The family would also like to thank the staff of Agrace HospiceCare for making Pat’s last days comfortable.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5460 Mary Lake Rd., Westport, Wis., on Saturday, April 1, 2017 beginning at noon. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In tribute to Pat’s love of hats, guests are encouraged to wear a hat to her service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” –Vivian Greene