Patricia “Ma” Baehler, 72, of
Fond du Lac, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at her home.
She was born on September 22,
1944, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of George and Estella (Kiersten) Kraus.
Patricia was a 1962 graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School. She was employed by
Agnesian Hospital and West Shore Group in the Housekeeping Department.
Patricia was a member of Holy
Family Parish, attended St. Joseph’s and later Sacred Heart Parish. She was a
member of the Gratitude Club and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. She enjoyed
spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by five
children: Ann (Jeff) Bovee of Fond du Lac, Harley (Lori) Baehler of Fall River,
Debbie (Dave) Hurley of St. Cloud, Cindy Zellmer (Duane Bradley) of Eldorado
and Mike (Vicky) Baehler of Methuen, Massachusetts; six grandchildren: Justin
Bovee, Allie Bovee (Tyler Lanaghan), Lauren (Tyler) Smith, Kendall Kaatz, Josh
Zellmer and Austin Bradley; three sisters, Sandy (Robert) Stenz, Paula
Kopischke and Susan (Carl) Toth all of Fond du Lac; a sister-in-law, Karen
Kraus of Eldorado; a dear friend, Cindy
B., other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, a brother, Robert Kraus and a brother-in-law, Bruce Kopischke.
VISITATION: The family will greet relatives and friends
from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, at Sacred Heart Parish, 232
South Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac until the time of service.
SERVICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at
6:00 p.m. on Monday at Sacred Heart Parish. Cremation will follow the
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420