A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with the Rev. James Trempe officiating. Burial will be in the St. Bronislava Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until the Mass.
Pisarski Community Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Plover assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Patoka was born Dec. 23, 1936, in Polonia, a daughter of the late Frank and Johanna (Yenter) Wroblewski. She attended local schools and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1954.
She was married to Maynard Patoka Nov. 24, 1956, at St. Peter Catholic Church. He died Nov. 3, 2013.
She worked for Consolidated Papers prior to starting her family. While raising her seven children, she also worked alongside her husband as a bookkeeper for their Morning Glory Dairy Distribution business.
She was a member of the St. Bronislava Rosary Society.
Survivors include seven children, Sandy (Mike) Pavelski, Roger (Sharon) Patoka, Brian (Lynette) Patoka and Lori (Tim) Buchkowski, all of Plover, Carol (Bill) Rudiger, Amherst, Kim (Bob) Lawrence, Plymouth, Minn., and Jodi (William) Rentfrow, Stevens Point; one sister, Leona Ziolkowski, Stevens Point; three brothers, Myron (Betty) Wroblewski, Plover, Anton (Anita) Wroblewski, Milwaukee, and Henry (Arlene) Wroblewski, Amherst; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Hubert Wroblewski; and two sisters, Irene Glodowski and Dorothy Wroblewski.