(7/16/13) Patricia A. "Pat" Nordahl, age 81, of Black River Falls, WI., died Monday, July 15, 2013 in the Family Heritage Care Center in Black River Falls where she resided since June 2011.
Pat was born in Black River Falls on October 9, 1931 to John and Mabel (Beck) Pauley.
She resided in Black River Falls her entire life and graduated from high school in 1949.
On June 11, 1949, she married Thomas L. Nordahl.
Pat enjoyed doing home decorating. She was a volunteer at the Black River Memorial Hospital (Auxillary) Pink Ladies for many years. She taught Sunday School at the United Methodist Church for 22 years. She was a member of the Young Moderns Homemakers, and a past Campfire Leader. When she was younger, she liked to bowl. She loved animals.
Surviving are one son, Michael (Susan) Nordahl, and two daughters, Susan (James) Hanson, and Lisa (Todd) Perry all of Black River Falls, one sister, Mary Lou Hostrawser, Janesville, WI., 5-grandchildren, Lora (Jacob Link), Aaron, Mark (Jessica), Jackson, and Lauren, and two great grandchildren, Jasmine and Thomas, two brothers-in-law, Jim (Arlene) Nordahl, Hixton, WI., and Emil Jelinek, Black River Falls, two sisters-in-law, Pat Ellingson and Lydia Nordahl, both of Black River Falls, numerous nieces and nephews, and many close friends.
Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, on May 19, 2001, her parents, John and Mabel Pauley, 3-brothers-in-law, Robert Nordahl, Orlin Ellingson, and Shorty Casper, two sisters-in-law, Ethel Lyons and Carol Jelinek, one nephew, Charles Nordahl, and one great nephew, Matt Ellingson.
Memorial funeral services for Patricia A. "Pat" Nordahl will be one week from this Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 11 A.M. from the Black River Falls United Methodist Church. Services will be conducted by Pastor Kathleen Jury and burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Black River Falls. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday, July 27 from 9 A.M. until the time of services.
Buswell Funeral Home (715-284-2231) of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.