Patricia “Pat” Ann Johnson, 75, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at home with family at her side. She fought a courageous battle with cancer with the support of her family, friends, and faith. She was born on January 5, 1947, in Dyckesville, WI, to the late Henry and Verna (Paradise) DeBouche. Pat was a graduate from Luxemburg High School. On June 26, 1965, Pat married Leonard Johnson at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dyckesville.
Pat was a joyful presence who was very generous, especially with her hugs. She loved her family and friends; filled her home with warmth and kindness. Pat always wanted to be surrounded by her family, especially on special occasions, holidays and always enjoyed time with her grandkids. Pat was a stay-at-home mom who supplied her family with many desserts and decorated cakes. Her love for cooking brought her a career in the food service industry. Pat particularly enjoyed her time as kitchen manager at Notre Dame Academy. She also donated her time to assisting with church functions and was a member at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Pat loved to shop as her closet was always overflowing with clothes, purses, and accessories. She was an avid gardener and absolutely enjoyed flowers, though also had a strong dislike for the dandelions. She had a fun-loving spirit, danced the polka, and gave the best hugs; she was truly everyone’s favorite person.
Pat will be sadly missed by her children, Lynette (Robert) Kiehnau, Bart Johnson, Cory (Nicole) Johnson, Janelle (Dave) Schultz, and Renee (Wade) Harris; grandchildren, Faith (fiancé Max Bobholz) , Brody, Jaxson, Shelby (Neal Vander Loop), Madison, Chase, Cole, Mariah, and Zane; brother, Gene (Marge) DeBouche; brothers and sisters-in-law, Allen (Diane) Johnson, Carol Baierl, Ethel Delfosse, and Sally (John) Slatky, Lee (Cindy) Johnson, Julie (Gary Blohowiak) Johnson. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
In addition to her parents Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard “Red” Johnson; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Margaret Johnson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim Johnson, Karen Grogan, Dave Baierl, and Wayne Delfosse.
Family and friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation continues Friday, May 27, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd., from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Dennis Ryan. Pat will be buried at Holy Martyrs Cemetery in Green Bay. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kakera and staff at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and Aurora Hospice for the care and concern shown to Pat.