Patricia "Patty" Sturm
1953 - 2016
Waid Funeral Home
301 S Eagle Dr
Merrill, WI
Sturm, Patricia "Patty"

Patricia "Patty" Hope Sturm, age 62, died unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, February 28, 2016. She was born October 3, 1953 in Merrill to the late Lawrence and Martha Hope (Ward) Euler. Patty and Mark Sturm were united in marriage on October 13, 1973 in Wausau.

Patty attended Wausau High School, now known as Wausau East. Patty and her family operated the family dairy farm until 2001. Patty then worked at the United States Department of Agriculture in the FSA department. Among many things, she enjoyed sewing, gardening, baking, camping and watching NASCAR racing. Patty was a warm, welcoming person who was always there for everyone. She was a great example for her children and grandchildren. Patty was a loving mother and grandmother whose grandchildren were very near and dear to her heart. She was very involved with her grandchildren and their many activities. She was a well-liked, outgoing and personable woman. Patty was a teddy bear collector and a big John Deere fan. She enjoyed family gatherings and always organized holiday get-togethers, preparing wonderful meals for all to enjoy. Patty was a great cook who enjoyed trying out new recipes. Patty was very active with Grace Lutheran Church and expressed her strong faith by teaching Sunday school, singing in the choir and helping organize the annual Christmas program.

Survivors include her husband: Mark Sturm, Wausau; four children: Jason (Terri) Sturm, Wausau, Jennifer (Jason) Lemmer, Merrill, Jamie (Chad) Mathwich, Marathon, and Jeremy (Katie) Sturm, Wausau; nine grandchildren: Devin, Bryce, Cody, Mariah, Hailey, Brayden, Caden, Sydney and August; sister: Barbara Klade, Merrill; three brothers: Willy (Candi) Euler, Nevada, Jimmy (LeeAnn) Euler, and Mark (Marian) Euler, all of Arizona; sister-in-law: Donna Euler; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Lawrence (Martha) Euler, brothers: Larry Euler and Dennis Euler, mother and father-in-law: Ellart and Marcella Sturm, and brother-in-law: Bill Klade.

Funeral services for Patty will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church, town of Berlin. Pastor Nathan Biebert will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM Friday, March 11 at Waid Funeral Home and again from 10 AM until the time of service at the church on Saturday. Burial will follow in the town of Berlin cemetery. Waid Funeral Home of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

Published by Wausau Daily Herald on Mar. 6, 2016.
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Willy & family, I extend to you sincere sympathy on passing of you younger sister. May she rest in peace.
Nancy Christian-Zehner
March 13, 2016
my heartfelt condolences to terri and jason and strong as the man above will work things thoughts are with you always.
gene heise
March 12, 2016
gene heise
March 12, 2016
gene heise
March 12, 2016
Patty was an awesome lady ! I worked with her at rondelle foods . She was a good friend to me and so nice to everyone! She will be very missed. My deepest sympathy to her family.
angel Augustine
March 11, 2016
The hurt may make you feel like there is no tomorrow, but tomorrow will come, the sun will shine again maybe even brighter and warmer now that your mother is in Heaven watching over you and yours. May Jesus grant you His Peace.
Jim and Elaine wysocki
March 10, 2016
Our deepest sympathies to family on the loss of mother and wife.
"I know that my redeemer lives, what comfort this sweet sentence gives."

Blessing to to all.
Norman/Carol Dux
March 7, 2016
We wish to express our deepest sympathy to your family. Patty was a wonderful person and will certainly be missed. May God be with you at this time of sorrow. Our hope is in Jesus and that we will see Patty again in heaven. God bless you all.
Lois & Jerry Russ
March 6, 2016
My sincerest sympathy for your loss. I worked with Patty for a little while at Lactalis and I really enjoyed working with her. I also enjoyed being friends with her on facebook and I am going to miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. And again my sincerest sympathy.
Christine Hall
March 6, 2016
So sorry to hear of the death of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Jean Westfall
March 5, 2016
Jamie and family. So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Prayers with you and your kids during this awful time. May you hold her memories and love of family that your mom had for her kids and grandkids.
Kraig & Yolanta Baumann
March 4, 2016
A wonderful sister and friend who will be missed more than words can convey.
Mark and Marian Euler
March 3, 2016
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