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Obituary for Patricia Jambois

Patricia Jambois, 85, of Genoa, Wis., passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, at Lakeview Health System in West Salem. She was born March 13, 1935, in Viroqua, Wis., to Ivan and Nora (Halverson) Hastings. On May 28, 1955, she married Florente "Fats" Jambois at the West Prairie Lutheran Church. Patricia was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed playing cards especially pinochle and euchre and was an active member of the Genoa-DeSoto American Legion Post 246 Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include her daughters, Brenda (Douglas) Burke of Eau Claire and Sally (Richard) Phillips of Genoa; three sons, Brad "Duke" (Heide) Jambois of La Crescent, Minn., Scott (Lonnie) Jambois of Genoa, and Bart (Nancy) Jambois of Hokah, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; two brothers, David Hastings and James Hastings both of Genoa; one sister, Sheila (Rodger) Gilman of Romance; sister-in-law, Eunice Hastings of Genoa; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; sisters, Vera (Wallace) Wang and Hilda (Don) Carson; and brothers, Irvan Hastings, Robert Hastings, and Johnny (Marion) Halverson. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 21, 2020, at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Woodruff Chapel, 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and may be directed to Alzheimer's Research.