Patricia Josephine (Farrell) Unti, age 81, of Milwaukee, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020, due to complications of a stroke. She was born on March 19, 1938, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to George Kirby Farrell and Gertrude (Shekelton) Farrell. She was married for 25 years to Phillip Unti who preceded her in death in 2017.
Pat worked as a registered nurse until she retired. She was a devoted follower of Christ and spent much of her time participating in church activities, Bible study, and prayer. Pat was a creative person who enjoyed quilting and needlework, as well as working in the garden. She delighted in spending time with her children and extended family.
Patricia is survived by her children: Phillip (Jenny) Unti, Eileen Wagner, Michelle (Alan) Henke, Allyn (Daniel) Lahti, and Sheryl (Kevin) Helmkamp, eleven grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren. Pat was one of thirteen children and is survived by her sister, Mary (Farrell) Janz of Seattle, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents and other siblings.
A celebration of Patricia’s life will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at 1:00 PM at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 West Capitol Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin, 53072. As was her wish, Patricia was cremated. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM. A private burial will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse (www.samaritanspurse.org).