Patricia (McLaughlin) Pierstorff

Pierstorff, Patricia Ann

Patricia Ann Pierstorff (McLaughlin), 88, passed away at her home in Mesa, Ariz., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, after a battle with cancer.

She was born in Kenosha, Wis., on July 30, 1924, to Alfred and Myrtle Boyinton. She married Roy Pierstorff on Dec. 15, 1945. Together they farmed in the Eldorado/Rosendale area for many years before retiring in Arizona. Roy passed away on July 5, 1977. Pat married Charles McLaughlin in Arizona, on Oct. 18, 1980. He passed away on May 23, 1996.

Pat is survived by her sons, James, Lawrence (Mary), William, Leslie (Jane); and daughters, Judy (Rick) Feldner, Peggy Palmer, Susan Pierstorff, and Shirley (Scot) Mortier; daughter-in-law, Cindy Pierstorff, a stepdaughter, Terri Poleski; and a brother, Harold Boyington. She is further survived by 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husbands; son, Thomas; infant daughter, Jolene; and sisters, Louise, Isabelle, infant sister, Betty; and brother, Chester.

Pat will be greatly missed for her love of family and life, and the Green Bay Packers. A "Celebration of Life" service will be held at a later date in Wisconsin. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held in Mesa, Ariz., on Feb. 23, 2013. Memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army or the .

Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Feb. 7, 2013