Memory Care in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Memorial services will be 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Rev. Richard Church will officiate. Visitation will be 2:30 to the time of service on Wednesday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.
Interment will be at the Mt. Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Wisconsin at a later date.
Iris was born October 24, 1932 in Mason, Michigan to Edson and Daisy (Classen) Lawrence. Iris served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1953. She married Richard E. Patzkowsky on January 9, 1954 in Sodus, Michigan. They started their life in Lansing, Michigan and eventually ended up in Friendship, Wisconsin in 1968. Iris worked M&I Bank in Adams for many years until her retirement.
Iris enjoyed traveling with Richard to Branson, Missouri with their friends and family, bowling, golfing, taking care of her cat, going to luncheons with her former co-workers from the bank, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Iris was a member of VFW #6279.
Iris was preceded in death by her parents, Edson and Daisy Lawrence; husband, Richard E. Patzkowsky; father, Harry Classen.
Son: Richard Jr. (Nancy) Patzkowsky of Lansing, Michigan
Daughter: Deborah (Larry) Sipla of Nekoosa, Wisconsin
Daughter: Laurie (Jeffrey) De Vaney of Grand Marsh, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Diane (Darin) Babcock of Waupaca, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Kirk (Dawn) Williams of Plain, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Scott (Tracy) Sipla of Nekoosa, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Korey (Michael) Barker of DeWitt, Michigan
Grandchild: Stacy Steinhauer of Kansas City, Kansas
Brother-in-law: James (Charlene) Patzkowsky of Niles, Michigan
Brother-in-law: Raymond Patzkowsky of Florida
Sister-in-law: Nancy Cook of Stevensville, Michigan
Brother-in-law: Tony (Sue) Patzkowsky of Tinley Park, Illinois
Brother-in-law: Tim Patzkowsky of Iowa
Brother: Ed Lawrence of , Florida
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Special thanks to Our House Memory Care and Staff for the loving care they provided.
Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and further information.