Patricia Lee (Myers) Benish

December 24, 1933 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Patricia L. Benish, age 88 of Prairie du Chien passed away peacefully on November 15, 2022, at home surrounded by her family. Patricia was born December 24, 1933, in Madison, WI, the daughter of Donald and Verda (Church) Myers. Patricia married Donald F. Benish on October 25, 1952, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien. She worked at the Crawford County Courthouse for 38 years; first as deputy county clerk for 22 years and 12 years proudly serving as the first female elected county clerk until her retirement in 1997. Patricia’s husband, Donald preceded her in death on January 27, 1977. Patricia is survived by her 4 children Diane (Blake) Gosnell, Gary (Deb) Benish, Carol Benish, and Angela Benish; her grandchildren Blake Taylor, Thomas Kelso, Danielle Benish, Lukas Benish, Daryn Benish, Derick “Duke” Benish, Brittany Cornwell, Tyler Underhile, and Jaelynn Faulkner; and her great-grandchildren Zion, Landon, Jackson, Skylar, and Braelee Jo. She was preceded in death by her parents.

According to Patricia’s wishes, there will be no formal funeral services. Private inurnment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers and memorials, the family prefers donations be sent to Crossing Rivers Hospice in Prairie du Chien. 

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Private Committal

Calvary Cemetery
County K
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

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Patricia Benish

December 24, 1933-November 15, 2022

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