BRADENTON, Florida -- Patricia M. Hart, 95, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Robert L. Hart, in January, 2015.
Pat was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on March 11, 1923, and married Bob, also of Kenosha, on Nov. 30, 1942. After WWII, during which time Bob served in the Army Air Corps, they settled in Kenosha and raised a family, with some years spent in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. After Bob retired from a lifetime career with Snap-on Tools, the couple moved to Bradenton, Florida, in 1983 and spent an active retirement traveling the country in an RV, playing golf and maintaining a summer lake home in northern Wisconsin. Pat was an avid reader, crossword puzzle addict and legendary bridge player.
Pat is survived by two daughters, Sandra (John Hull) Hart of Arlington Heights and Susan (Dan) Johns of Peoria; two sons, Terry (Debra) Hart of Middleton, Wisconsin, and Jim (Jin Hee) Hart of Portland, Oregon; four grandchildren, Michael (Carla) Johns of Chicago, Thomas Johns of Peoria, Nina Hart, Portland and Leah Hart, Portland; and three great-grandchildren, Portia Johns, Chicago, Piper Johns, Chicago and Josephine Johns, Chicago.
Condolences may be made online at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.