Patricia Lou (Mitchell) Gotz
Patricia Lou (Mitchell) Gotz, 81, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away, surrounded by her family, of lung cancer, on Friday, Sep. 14, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.She was born on Jan. 10, 1937, in Glidden WI to the late Edward and Mary (Pohl) Mitchell. She was married to John T. Gotz for 61 years, he survives.
Patricia had worked at Garber’s, Harvestor and later as an administrative assistant at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids before retiring.She loved playing cards, watching the Green Bay Packers, traveling, fishing, occasionally going to the casino, cooking big family dinners and spending time with family and friends. She was coined the “Energizer Bunny,” as she could go for hours from weeding and trimming to cleaning, and she would help anyone who needed it. Patricia was a kind and loving person, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Patricia is survived by her husband, daughters: Luanne Gotz, Lynn (Gotz) Szulczewski (Jerry), Lori Gotz, grandchildren: Gina (Szulczewski) Zuberbier (Aric), Jerod Szulczewski, Erin Szulczewski, Pauline La Barge (Xeng Khang), and great-grandchild Annabella Khang.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Rodney Mitchell, and Fred Mitchell (Roberta surviving).
The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sep. 22, 2018, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids with the Rev. Jerome Patric officiating.
Visitation will be at the church on Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time for Mass.
Entombment will be at 2:30 p.m. on Monday at the Forest Hill Mausoleum.
John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, of Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.HonorOne.com.
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