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Patricia Ann Speas Indermuehle

Patricia Ann Speas Indermuehle was born to Lucille and George Speas on Dec. 11, 1933 in Mauston. She lived in Necedah, where she went to grade school and high school, graduating May 25, 1951 as salutatorian. Attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, graduating Jan. 15, 1956.

Married Richard H. Indermuehle on Aug. 13, 1955 in the Methodist Church in Necedah. She spent most of her life in Manitowish Waters on the family cranberry farm.  The last 2 1/2 years at Milestone Senior Living in Woodruff. Patricia first worked as a nurse at Lakeland Memorial Hospital, then left nursing after starting a family. When the children were old enough to go to camp, she spent two years as the camp nurse at Camp Jorn in Manitowish Waters. Whenever they could, during the summer, she and Richard spent about 30 years sailing on Lake Superior out of Bayfield. Patricia and Richard enjoyed around the United States and a few foreign countries. Patricia played golf with the ladies at Trout Lake Golf Course for many years. She also worked every fall during the cranberry harvest. Patricia and Richard were also longtime members of the Manitowish Waters Community Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her husband Richard H. Indermuehle and two children Susan (Thomas) Schroeter, Richard D. (Susan) Indermuehle, four grandsons Jesse Schroeter, Joel (Sarah) Schroeter, Richard J. (Gina) Indermuehle and Theodore (Abby) Indermuehle, two great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters and her sister Lenore Bartling. 

There was a burial and family service at Pinelawn Cemetery in Manitowish Waters.

Any memorial gifts may be given to the The Shriners Hospital for Children at www.shrinershospitalforchildren.com.

Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com. Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.


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