Surrounded by her loving family, Patricia “Pat” Ann Krizmanich, 77, passed away on Saturday at her residence. Pat was born in Racine on July 4, 1940, the daughter of the late Nels and Esther (Nee: Higgins) Andersen.
Pat attended William Horlick High School. On May 16, 1959 she was united in marriage to George R. Krizmanich. Pat was employed with food service for many years with Racine Unified Schools and was a member of the Moose Lodge. Her pastimes included playing dart ball, bocce, golf, horseshoes, and bowling. A fond memory of Pat was when she was featured on The Bowling Game. Above all she loved shopping.
She will be dearly missed by her loving husband of fifty-nine years, George; her children, Brian Krizmanich, Lori Welsh, Lisa Yankech; her three grandchildren, Krista (Kris) Baumeister, Kevin (Molly) Welsh, Shane (Lindsey) Yankech; her great-grandson, Jackson Baumeister; siblings, Nels “Butch” (Debbie) Andersen, Linda (Mark) Baker, Robert Andersen; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert (Barbara) Krismanich, Doris Timler, Marie Andersen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Joyce (Chuck) Dawson, Beverly (John) Muzenski; brothers, James Andersen, Richard Andersen; and sister-in-law, Greta Andersen, father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Anna Krizmanich and sisters-in-law, Greta Andersen and Frances Krizmanich.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m.
A very special thank you to the orthopedic staff at Aurora Hospital and to her physical therapist, Maggie Bartels, for their loving and compassionate care.