KANSASVILLE – Patricia ‘Pat’ Ann (nee: Kuehl) Hay, 75, passed away on Monday, February 9, 2009, at Southpointe Health Care Center in Greenfield. She was born in Racine on May 20, 1933.
On May 4, 1968, Pat was united in marriage to Donald Hay in Waukegan, IL. She was a graduate of Wm. Horlick High School, class of “1951.” She attended Union Grove Baptist Church. Pat had been employed with Waterford Graded School District and owned and operated Hay’s Royal Oaks Kennels for many years. She was a life member of Racine Instinctive Bowman. Pat had many interests: she enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, bird watching, fishing and hunting. She also enjoyed a good game of Scrabble and was an avid reader. In addition she loved to travel, especially to Denmark, the Caribbean and the casinos in Las Vegas.
Surviving is her husband of more than 40 years, Don; daughter, Lynn (Dr. Bill) Jurgens-Dralle of Brookfield; son, Lee Jurgens of Racine; step-son, Jon (Joy) Hay of Kansasville; step-daughter, Jillayne (Dr. Don) Tillman of Hays, Kansas; 11 grandchildren, Ashley, Erika, Alexa and Trevor Dralle, Joel and Joshua Jurgens, Jacob and Jared Hay, Benjamin, Nicole and Matthew Tillman; brother, Harry (Janet) Keel of NY. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pat was preceded in death by her mother, Adele Kuehl in 1996.
Funeral Services will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Saturday, February 14, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. Private burial will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday before services from 10 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Assoc., 6130 W. National Ave., Ste 200, Milwaukee, WI 53214 would be appreciated.
A very special thank you to Southpointe Health Care Center and Allay Hospice of Brookfield for the fine care given to Pat.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479