Patricia“Pat” Marie Grawe, 80, of Eau Claire passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016. Although suffering from an illness and health challenges, she died from an accidental fall in her home.
Pat was born in Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska on July 9, 1936. She married Ronald J. Rubenzer and having divorced later married Roger A. Grawe. She was a devoted loving wife and mother and brought joy and happiness to others.
Pat is survived by her husband, Roger A. Grawe; son, James “Jim” D. (Linda) Rubenzer, parents of Laura (Steve) Grages, Matt Rubenzer, and Joe Rubenzer; daughter, Lisa A. (Mike) Stoner, parents of Cortney, Kyle, and Kevin Stoner; daughter, Michelle P. (Doug) Stephen, parents of Taylor and Zach Stephen; and daughter, Kathy Rubenzer; two brothers, Duane Wilbur Baker and Allen Eugene Baker; and sister, and a half-sister, Mary Stauffacher.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur Charles Baker and Doris Irene Ditter; a brother, Charles Dean Baker; and two sisters, Delores Ann Guetzkow and Joan Marie Walker.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 10:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3335 Stein Blvd, Eau Claire. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel in Eau Claire and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Baldwin, Wisconsin following the services.