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Priscilla “Pat” A. Ward, 80, passed away on Saturday at Grand Prairie Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Gary, Indiana on January 20, 1938, the daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Nee:  Klus) Malak.

Priscilla was employed by IC Industries in Chicago, Illinois for many years.  An avid gardener, she also enjoyed Door County while living in Baileys Harbor.  She had a deep spiritual faith which she lived by daily.  Most of all she cherished time spent with her grandchildren.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Keith (Kris) Ward, Teresa (Paul) Westerwelle, all of Racine; her grandchildren, Maggie, Katie, and Kevin; brother, Donald Malak of Wauwatosa, Thaddeus Malak of NY; sister-in-law, Lea Malak of FL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Steve Malak.

Private services were held.   Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Racine Humane Society have been suggested.

A special thank you to the staff at Grand Prairie and Rehabilitation Center and Aurora Hospice for their loving and compassionate care. 

MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME

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