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Patricia A. “Trisha” Wilkens, 32, of West Bend, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away with her mother and James at her side on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.
Trisha was born on September 2, 1986, in West Bend, the daughter of Donald Wilkens and Janice Dachs. Trisha was born with cerebral palsy but enjoyed life to the fullest. She graduated from West Bend East High School in 2007. Trisha was awarded a bronze medal in Special Olympics bowling and loved riding on motorcycles.
Those Trisha leaves behind to cherish her memory include her mother, Janice Hefter (James Korn) of West Bend; her father, Donald (Kim) Wilkens of Burlington; a brother, Derrick Strack; a step brother, Kurtis Taddey; a paternal grandmother, Joan Wilkens; five uncles, Charles Dachs, Gerald (Shelley) Wilkens, Dennis (Michelle) Wilkens, Robert (Kris) Wilkens, Richard (Angie) Wilkens; three aunts, Dawn (Steve) Goralski, Diane Dachs (Bob Cummings), and Sandra Wilkens; a great aunt, Jean Beimborn; a cousin, Noah Wilkens; other relatives and friends.
Trisha was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John and Alice Dachs; her paternal grandfather, Warren Wilkens; two uncles, Thomas Dachs and John Dachs.
Funeral services for Trisha will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Myrhum Patten Miller Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington Street, in West Bend. Burial will follow at Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend.
Trisha’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Kathy Hospice for the care they provided to Trisha.
The Myhrum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Home has been entrusted with Trisha’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.