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Patricia Barbara (Zellmer) Gulbrandsen

06/08/1933 - 10/15/2021
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Patricia Barbara Zellmer Gulbrandsen, age 88, of Butte des Morts, passed away with her family by her side on Friday October 15, 2021, at Ascension Mercy Hospital-Oshkosh. She was born June 8, 1933, to the late Earl and Margaret (Pollack) Zellmer. On May 11, 1957, Pat married Ralph Gulbrandsen in Oshkosh. She was a stay-at-home mom and loved watching her grandchildren and caring for her yard and flowers. Pat also enjoyed trips to the summer home at Pelican Lake and traveling. She was a member of the Butte des Morts Ladies Guild and was a charter member of Marsh Melody Ducks Unlimited.

Pat is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Shelley Gulbrandsen, of Neenah; a daughter and son-in-law, Laura and James Larsen, of Larsen; four grandchildren, Daniel Gulbrandsen, Jessica (Todd) Mueller, Jacob Larsen, Ryan Larsen; a great-granddaughter, Aubrey Mueller; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Along with her parents, Pat was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; a grandson, Jeremy Gulbrandsen; a nephew, Thomas Wohlt; sister and brother-in-law, Jackie and Robert Wohlt; brother and sister-in-law, James and Pam Zellmer, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Bill Utke. 

A visitation for family and friends will be on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Brian Staude officiating. Entombment will be in Lake View Memorial Park, Oshkosh. 

If you, wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net. 

Robert & Tammy Hatch wrote on October 19, 2021
Pat was a wonderful neighbor and friend. She would light up telling stories about her children, grandchildren and sharing pictures of her new great grandchild. Her strong spirit, bright smile, and sense of humor will be sorely missed. We will remember her riding on her lawn mower in the summer, pushing that big snow blower in the winter, and walking Polly any time of the year. Her strength and stamina were amazing. She loved to help her neighbors any way she could. She always made us one of her famous angel food cakes (with homemade frosting!) on our birthdays. She was like a second mother to me (Tammy). I'll always remember the many things that she taught me. It's hard to imagine life in Butte des Morts without her. It's also hard to drive by her house and know that she's not there. She was always happy to have a visitor, with or without advance notice. Our condolences go out to Dale, Laura, and their families. We are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort your hearts. Sending you all heart felt prayers.

Dave & Deb Armstrong wrote on October 17, 2021
As you go through this difficult time, remember that you are so loved. We know words can’t take away the hurt you’re feeling, but we want you to know how much we care. Sending you love and strength in this time of loss.

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