Patricia Ann Coggins, 67, of La Farge died Saturday, September 26, 2009 at Vernon Manor in Viroqua. She was born April 17, 1942 in Hillsboro the daughter of Patrick and Roselie (Elmer) Tracy. On June 11, 1961 Patricia married Von ‘Old Rooster’ Coggins in Hillsboro. Patricia was a loving wife and mother. She loved having family get togethers, spending time with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and talking with her friends on the telephone. When she had quiet times she would read and listen to her cassettes, or go and visit Bonnie at the salon and catch up on all the gossip.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Von Coggins, children, Teresa (Chuck) Hart of La Farge, Denise (Kenny) Hatfield of La Farge, Patrick (Janet) Coggins of Mauston, Tammy (Fitz) Fitzpatrick of Viola, Timothy Coggins of Anchorage, Alaska, James (Carrie) Coggins of La Farge, Karla (Mike) Strait of La Farge, adopted children, Margo Bongiovanni of Cazenovia, Rose Rabine of Readstown, mother, Rosalie Tracy of Reedsburg, brother, Carlos (Butch) Tracy of Hillsboro, sisters, Carol Crow of Sauk City, Rose Barbour of Hillsboro, Diane Roloff of Wonewoc, grandchildren, Jenny, Mike, Charles, Linda, Nathan, Laura, Shayna, Jesse, Nicole, Leslie, KC, Kori, Shane, Clayton, Kenneth, Amber, Taya, Lucus, Miles, Kaylee, Tiana, Makayla, Samatha, Heather B, Justin, 7 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Patricia was preceded in death by her father Patrick Tracy, brother Leslie (Pete) Tracy, sister Daisy Heintz, daughters Gail and Karen, son Donald, and grandson James.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 2:00 PM at the La Farge Free Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Philips officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillsboro Cemetery. The Seland-Huston Funeral Home of La Farge is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.