April 24, 2023

Patricia Burbach, La Crosse…age 81, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, surrounded by her family, following a brave battle with cancer.  Patricia was wife of Dave Burbach, WWOA North Central Chapter chair and WWOA life member.

Originally from La Crosse, Patricia and Dave spent many years in Merrill while raising their children.  She was very proud of her role as administrative assistant for the UWEC School of Nursing at St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield for nearly 20 years where she did much more than her title implies. Following her retirement, they moved back to La Crosse where Pat was able to enjoy her beloved Mississippi River.  She was a fun-loving grandma who enjoyed spending time with her grandkids joining in and watching many sword fights and nerf gun wars.

The family prefers memorials be directed to Catholic Charities for the Warming Center, Catholic Charities of La Crosse, Attn: Development, 3710 East Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601.