Patricia Ann Lovstad lost her 37-year battle with ovarian cancer Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.
She was born June 21, 1952. She was the eldest daughter of John and Evaline (Lancaster) McCormick, Rolling Ground. She graduated from North Crawford High School in 1970. From there she worked three years at Borg Warner, Darlington. In 1973, she married James Young, La Farge, they had one child, John Young. Patty spent her time making wedding cakes, raising tobacco and feeding the neighborhood. They divorced after 24 years of marriage. Patty then went to work at Bethel/Elderhiem, Westby, where she met Alan H. Lovstad and they were united in marriage Aug. 17, 1999. She then spent the rest of her career working at Norseland Nursing Home, Westby.
Patty loved to craft, cook, talk on the phone, her dogs, Emmie Lou and Willy, visit her Amish friends and she spent her Sundays playing with her grandchildren, Clara and John.
She is survived by her son, John (Lisa) Young; grandchildren, Clara and John Young, La Farge; her mother, Evaline McCormick, Rolling Ground; her sisters, Teresa McCormick, Portland, Di McCormick, Rolling Ground and Bernadette (Mike) Bergmann, Salem, Ohio; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, John McCormick; her ex-husband, James Young; and her husband, Alan Lovstad.
Per her request there will be no formal services. A private family burial will be held at a later date. She has requested Mass to be said on her behalf. Memorials can be directed to local cancer organizations.
Patty will always be in our thoughts and prayers.
The Vosseteig Funeral Homes are serving the family.