Patricia A. Drost

Patricia A. Drost, 85, of Rice Lake, Wis., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at Marshfield Medical Center – St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield, Wis.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1934, in Rice Lake to Hubert and Rose (Saffert) Livingston. On Aug. 17, 1954, she was married to Rolland “Rollie” Drost at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Patricia was a homemaker on the family farm, which they farmed starting in 1955. She was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at Dobie, Wis.

Patricia Drost is survived by six daughters and sons-in-law, Christine and Bruce Melin, of Garden City, Kan., and Connie and Curt Hanson, Catherine and Paul Willger Jr., Sheila and Brad Kisling, Jean and Dave Malsom and Carolyn and Steve Hafele, all of Rice Lake; three sons and daughters-in-law, Kim and Debbie Drost, Clyde and Donna Drost and Randy and Aleesha Drost, all of Rice Lake; 32 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Jeanette Lampien, Marcella McDonald, Margie Livingston and Lois King; two brothers, Hubert (Lorraine) Livingston and Charles Livingston; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rolland Drost; her parents, Hubert and Rose Livingston; her sister, Marion Brecka; and her brother, Donald Livingston.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, with Fr. Ed Anderson officiating and Fr. David Oberts concelebrating, following the Mass interment, which will take place in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at 4–7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at Appleyard’s Home for Funerals in Rice Lake.

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