Patricia A. Burrington
July 18, 1930 - March 15, 2014
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Longtime resident of Elm Grove and more recently The Congregational Home in Brookfield. Died peacefully March 15, 2014 at the age of 83 years.
Born to Alice and Lawrence Bayles on July 18, 1930 in Milwaukee. A Class of 1948 graduate of Wauwatosa High School, and a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, she received her bachelorís degree in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1952. Upon graduation, Pat became a well-liked high school teacher in Lake Geneva and Pasadena, California. A dedicated mother, community volunteer, and board member at the Elm Grove Library and Elmbrook Historical Society, and active member of The Questers and the Twentieth Century Topic Club.
Beloved wife of Robert G. Burrington. Loving and devoted mother of Barbara B. Oppenheimer and William W. Burrington. Dear sister of Kathryn Walecka. Adoring grandmother of Justin R. and Andrew W. Oppenheimer. Mother-in-law of Donald R. Oppenheimer and sister-in-law of J. Dirk Walecka, Ph.D. Also survived by other relatives and many long-time friends.
A Memorial service will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014, 11:00 AM at the Community United Methodist Church, 14700 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove. A reception will follow at the Church. Private family burial at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Elmbrook Historical Society.