Patricia Ann Frank (Pat) age 80, passed away on Friday June 24, 2022 with family by her side at Minocqua Health and Rehabilitation Center in Minocqua, WI. Pat was born January 4, 1942 in Merrill, Wisconsin to the late Charles (Chuck) and Rose Gryskiewicz. Pat married Arthur (Art) Frank and raised their family in Arbor Vitae, WI until retirement. Pat and Art moved to Watersmeet, MI where they built their dream home on Lac Vieux Desert and opened a campground, where they met many new friends.
Pat is survived by her daughters, Sally (Karl) Fink of Minocqua; Peggy Schmidt of Rockford, IL; Stephanie (Alan) Schwertfeger of Arbor Vitae, WI; Lorie (Tony) Massengill of Clayton, GA; her son Lloyd (Jean) Frank of Adamsville, TN; step-children Ted (Sandy) Frank of Crandon, WI; and Ann (Barry) Mihalko of Argonne, WI. Pat was also survived by seven grandchildren, Samantha Minzer of Roscoe, IL; Megan Earlywine of Rockford, IL; Tyler (Chelsea) Schwertfeger of Minocqua, WI; Matt Plewa of Clayton, GA; Jess Price of Conover, WI; CJ Schiddel of Salt Lake City, UT; Michael (Cheresa) Frank of Milwaukee, WI; Katie (Jared) Beckwith of Baraboo, WI; and Megan Mihalko of Crandon, WI. Six great-grandchildren, Cooper, Majel, and Porter of Baraboo, WI; Lilly of Crandon, WI; Mia and Ace of Rockford, IL; and Cole and Sienna Doyen. Pat is also survived by one sister, Jean Langer of Medford, WI.
Pat was preceded in death by her husband Art, parents Charles and Rose, sister Joann Richardson, and many aunts and uncles. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Pat enjoyed cooking and baking, campfires, knitting, playing cards, making wreaths and garland, and taking care of her family. She was a loving wife, mother, step-mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister and always wanted to hear the latest news of what her family was up to. She took great pleasure in bragging about her loved ones and showing off pictures to anyone who was near her.
Pat’s Memorial Service will be Saturday July 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM with a visitation from 11:00 am till time of service at Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services in Woodruff, WI, with a fellowship luncheon to follow.
In lieu of sending flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to Compassus Hospice of Arbor Vitae, WI
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