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Patricia (Pat) Gaillard Kornfeld

July 14, 1935 ~ March 22, 2022 (age 86)


Patricia (Pat) Gaillard Kornfeld, 86, of Shorewood, Wisconsin, passed away at the Milwaukee Catholic Home on March 22, 2022. 

Pat was born on July 14, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the only child of Armand and Bertha Gaillard.  Beloved wife of the late John F. Kornfeld, Jr.  

Pat is survived by her children Rhonda (Gregory) Oberland, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; Armand (Jay) Kornfeld (Aimee Willig) Seattle, Washington; Roxann (Robert) Kella, Sydney, Australia; James (Nancy) Kornfeld, Lisbon, Wisconsin; and daughter-in-law Sherrill Von Kornfeldt, Victoria, British Columbia.  

She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren

Pat was a southern lady through and through and never lost the hint of her New Orleans accent.  She was a Master bridge player, accomplished seamstress, and avid reader. An inaugural volunteer at the Shorewood Senior Resource Center, she organized Monday bridge for almost 20 years.  She was also a member of the Lunch Bunch Group, and served on many committees and in many volunteer capacities.  She was devoted to her family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Pat was pre-deceased by her husband, John Kornfeld, Jr. and her son, Kurt Von Kornfeldt.  

The family wishes to thank the caregivers at the Milwaukee Catholic Home and Stowell Associates for the kind, loving care they provided to Pat throughout the years. 

The family will hold private services at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in honor of Pat to:

The Shorewood Foundation. 4230 N. Oakland Ave #307. Shorewood, WI 53211-2042, Memo should indicate:   Memorial donation for Pat Kornfeld


The Milwaukee Catholic Home, ATTN: Caitlin Elftman, 2462 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI  53211




















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