Obit: Koltis, Patricia Mae (1932 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Koltis, Banderob, Haas, McQuillan, Hull, Gresner, Hanson, Dupy, Danielewicz, Smasal, Kowalski

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 5/06/2015

Koltis, Patricia Mae (4 June 1932 - 2 May 2015)

Patricia M. Koltis, age 82, of Thorp, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Stanley, WI. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp. Rev. Janusz Kowalski will officiate and burial will follow in St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Nathan Koltis, Ryan McQuillan, Jeff Hull, Don Danielewicz, Ron Haas and Tom Smasal. Visitation will be held at Thorp Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and again at the church, on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Patricia Mae Haas was born on June 4, 1932, in Thorp, WI, to Joseph and Anna (Banderob) Haas. She was raised on the family farm and received her education at area schools, graduating from Thorp High School in 1950. After high school, Pat worked at the Big 4 Cannery and Blue Moon Cheese Factory, in Thorp. She was united in marriage to Adolph L. Koltis on October 20, 1956. In addition to being a homemaker and raising her family, Pat worked at Reit’s Floral, Mary’s Floral and Flowers by Lana for many years.

In her spare time, Pat enjoyed cake decorating, crocheting, crossword puzzles, playing cards, and being with her grandchildren.

She was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church and its PCCW, the Thorp American Legion Auxiliary, City of Thorp Library Board for 11 years; and the Busy Dozen Homemakers.

She is survived by two sons: Mark (Sally) Koltis and Scott (Marilyn) Koltis, both of Thorp; five grandchildren: Jennifer Koltis, Sarah (Ryan) McQuillan, Nathan Koltis, Hannah Koltis, and Katie Koltis; one great-grandson, Grant McQuillan; one brother: Jim (Tommye) Haas of Burlington, WI; two sisters: Marian (Ed) Hull of Thorp, Ethel (Jim) Gresner of Chippewa Falls; one sister-in-law: Inez Haas of Romeoville, IL; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Adolph, on April 15, 2010; four sisters: Vilus Hanson, Ruth Dupy, Alice Haas, and Joyce Haas; and two brothers: Dearn and Melbourn Haas.

Online condolences may be expressed at  Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.



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