Monday, April 29, 2002

Obituary: Patricia Pat (Doyle) Bauhs - Class of 1943

MADISON [Wisconsin] - Patricia Pat Bauhs, age 76, died on Friday, April 26, 2002, at Meriter Hospital. Born Patricia Ann Doyle in Chicago, Ill., on Dec. 29, 1925, Patricia was a longtime member of Blessed Sacrament Parish, and was more recently a member of St. Maria Goretti Parish. Pat graduated from Central High School in 1943, where she made lifelong friends. She married her soul mate Richard S. Bauhs on Oct. 30, 1948, at St. Raphael Cathedral and devoted her life to caring for her family. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard S. Bauhs; 10 children, Mary Pat (Michael) Feifarek, Teresa (Robert) Zimmerman, Julie Bauhs, Caryl (Jason Rollette) Bauhs, Richard J. (Betty) Bauhs, Jane Bauhs, John L. (Louise) Bauhs, William (Jeanne Kuchenbecker) Bauhs, Greg Bauhs, and Nancy (David) Kuhlman. She is blessed with 11 grandchildren, Matthew and Ben Feifarek, Charles and Luke Zimmerman, Maggie and Lucy Rorge, Richard and Brian Bauhs, Katie Stoughton, and Anna and Kayla Bauhs. Pat is also survived by two sisters, Mary (Ken) Urso and Jean (Ted) Maglio; sisters and brothers-in-law, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents. Leo Pat and Nina Doyle; her husbands parents, John and Caroline Bauhs; her brother, James Doyle; her brother-in-law, Edward Ned Fauerbach; and her dear aunt, Ervilla North. Funeral services will be held at ST. MARIA GORETTI CATHOLIC CHURCH, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 29, 2002, with Monsignor Michael Burke officiating. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday, prior to mass at the church, with burial following at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. In lieu flowers, donations are welcome to the American Lung Association and/or the American Cancer Society. The family also wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the Intensive Care Unit at Meriter Hospital. The Morning Rises, stretches, slowly opens her bright eye, searches the quiet horizon for something rare to celebrate, something new to bless with light, something worthy of her warmth, something worthy of her rising; something, someone, you. -Charles Chigna Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home 5701 Odana Road 608-274-1000

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on April 29, 2002; submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968)

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