Pronschinske, Patricia M.


Patricia M. Pronschinske, age 83, of Bluff Siding, Wis., passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Winona.

She was born on February 18, 1934, in Arcadia, Wis., to Edward and Clara (Sobotta) Klink. She attended St. Stanislaus Grade School in Arcadia, and graduated from Cathedral High School in Winona. Following graduation from high school, Pat began employment with the J.R. Watkins Company as a secretary in the purchasing department. She then worked for the Diocese of Winona for 18 years prior to her retirement.

Pat was united in marriage with Harlan Pronschinske on May 14, 1955, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia, Wis., and they enjoyed 57 years of marriage until Harlan’s death on October 1, 2012. She will be remembered for her love of traveling, and spending winters in Arizona and Hawaii.

Pat is lovingly survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Bob) Gonia, Winona, and Carla (fiancé Jerry Kreibich) Radsek, Eleva, Wis.; three grandchildren, Katie (James) Christopherson, Winona, Jacinda (Donny) Ganz, Alma, Wis., and Jaron (Danielle) Radsek, Mondovi, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Tristyn Christopherson, Rilynn Ganz, Jayce Ganz, Jessa Radsek and Connor Radsek; sister, Jeanette (Franklin) Pronschinske, Winona; brother-in-law, Allen Kube, Cochrane, Wis.; as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister, Carol Kube.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka in Winona. The Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Hargesheimer will officiate.

A family burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Winona.

Memorials may be directed to Leukemia and Lymphoma Cancer Research, or to a charity of choice.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Pat’s family at

Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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