PATRICIA A. "PAT" BOGDONOVICH, age 75, of Greenwood, WI, passed away at her home on Monday, May 9, 2022. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am on Friday, May 27, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood. Rev. Leo Johnson will officiate, and burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, May 26th, from 4pm until 8pm, and again, on Friday, from 9:30am until time of service.
Patricia Ann Bushman was born on September 5, 1946 in Marshfield, WI to Aloysius N. and Dorothy V. (Stowe) Bushman. She was raised on the family farm and received her elementary education at St. Mary's Catholic School, and graduated from Greenwood High School in 1964. Pat then attended Taylor County Teachers College in Medford, WI for 2 years, earning her teaching certificate. She was united in marriage to Dennis "Pete" Bogdonovich on June 10, 1967 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood. Pat taught at St. Mary's Catholic School for 3 years, until they bought the bowling alley, Blue Mirror Bar & Bowling, in 1969. In 1976, they sold the bowling alley, and Pat began a 20+ year career babysitting for local families. In her spare time, she waitressed for Elaine "Sis" Herdrich at the Greenwood Cafe. In 1994, she then went to work at the Greenwood Post Office as a postal clerk for 17 years, until retiring in 2011.
Pat had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family and friends, reading, gardening, flowers, crossword puzzles, and going to the casino.
She was a life-long member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Ann's Society, and a member of the Greenwood American Legion Auxiliary.
She will be dearly missed by her husband: Dennis "Pete" of Greenwood; her children: Kelly (David) Booth of Owen, Chad (Jenny) of Greenwood, Jodi Cook (fiance Chuck Nevison) of Maple Grove, MN; 12 grandchildren: Hannah, Holly, Heidi, Colton, Tyler, Devan, Kacie, Cade, Maci, Kaylee, Tragen, and Amanda; her siblings: Terri (Brad) Bauschek of Port Washington, Joan (Hugh) Christie of Greenwood, Ed (Sharon) Bushman of Hayward, and Sue (Bill) Kurasz of Dubois, WY; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Steve Bushman on September 20, 2013; one sister: Marcia Duell on February 24, 2020; and one nephew: Adam Christie on August 6, 2006.
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Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.
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