Patricia Genske

Genske, Patricia R.

Patricia R. Genske, age 68, formerly of 1433 North 6th Street, Manitowoc and also Hilbert, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Shady Lane Nursing Care Center, Manitowoc.

She was born on July 13, 1944 in Stockbridge, WI, daughter of Bernice (Spice) and the late Arthur Winkel, Sr. Patricia was employed as a machine operator at Tecumseh and Chilton Products, until her retirement in 2006. Patricia loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed word puzzles and playing on her IPad

Patricia is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Pamela and Randy Gehl, and their daughter: Samantha Gehl Hilbert, WI, Jackie and Troy Mitchell, and their children: Patrick and Gage, Sidney, IL; one daughter-in-law: Rebecca Genske, and her son: Jacob Genske and his fiancé Brianna Engeldinger Manitowoc; her mother: Bernice Winkel, Manitowoc; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Joe and Joan Winkel, Mike and Shelly Winkel, John Pappe; six sisters and three brothers-in-law: Eva and David Matthies, Alice and William Mohr, Chris Cerkas, Kathy and Art Ripley, Mary Hardrath, and Marge Holdorf. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her father: Arthur Winkel Sr.; one son: Jeff Genske; two brothers: Jim Winkel and Arthur Winkel Jr.; one sister: Karen Williquette.

Cremation has taken place at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, and a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Deacon Bernard (Pat) Knier. Burial of Patricia's cremated remains will take place at Knollwood Memorial Gardens, town of Kossuth, at a later date.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 4:30 PM until 6:45 PM.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Pfeffer Funeral Home and All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Shady Lane for their care and compassion shown to Patricia and her family.

Funeral Home

Pfeffer Funeral Home
928 South 14th Street Manitowoc, WI 54220

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2013