BurnettPatriciaD Patricia D. Burnett, 61, died at her Anita’s Garden residence in Port Washington, Wisconsin on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.

She was born in Waukegan, Illinois on December 27, 1950 to Max and Hilda Laabs Burnett.  Patty grew up in Grafton, Wisconsin and graduated from Grafton High School in 1969.  She worked for the West Bend Corporation and later at Ceramite in Grafton.  She enjoyed traveling and being with family, especially her nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her siblings John (Cher) Burnett of Cedarburg, Sheila (Steven) Smith of Grafton and Donna Vanderpoel of Cedarburg.  Further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents.

Pastor Brandon Lemons of Friedens Evangelical Church will officiate memorial services Noon Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the funeral home.  Visitation 10 am – Noon Saturday at the funeral home.  Memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated.  The family would like to thank the staff of Anita’s Garden for their kind and gentle care.