Patricia “Pat” C. (Mullarkey) Meicher

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Waunakee- Patricia “Pat” Carol (Mullarkey) Meicher, age 85, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and loving partner finished her earthly journey to enter her final resting place in the arms of her heavenly father on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Pat was born on December 22, 1935 in Haywarden, Iowa to Michael and Nellie (Richardson) Mullarkey. She married Joseph Meicher on August 25, 1957. They were blessed with six children; Michael, Serena, Patti, Sara, Joseph, and Timothy. Much of her life was devoted to raising her children. Outside the home she maintained long-term employment as a word processor at Wisconsin Power and Light.

Pat’s love for her family was her primary focus in life. Her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and grand dogs brought her much joy. She also enjoyed traveling and spending winters in Florida with long term loving partner Tom Carey. Other hobbies included cooking for others, knitting, reading, puzzle books, shopping, dining out and quiet prayer time with God. Cardinals had a special place in Pat’s heart and held significant spiritual meaning for her. She was a financial supporter of Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital whose ministry was important to her.

Pat is survived by long term loving partner, Tom Carey; one sister, Marie Blaser; her children, Michael (Becca Walker) Meicher, Serena (James) Meicher-Doe, Patti (Jeffery) Buege, Sara (Gilly) Beck, Joseph Meicher, Timothy (Joanne Kinney) Meicher; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and special friends, Kathi, Evie, Dorothy, Linda, and Matt.

She was preceded in death by Joseph L Meicher; mother, Nellie Mullarkey; father, Michael Mullarkey; brother, Bob Mullarkey and sister, Frances Mullarkey-Roberts.