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Patsy A Hiben, age 73 of Boyceville, WI died Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie, WI after a 12 year battle with Parkinson’s. She always said it would never beat her.

Patsy was born June 11, 1939 in the Township of Stanton, WI to Wilford and Lila (Schutts) Schutz. She attended the Peck School and later graduated from Boyceville High School. Patsy married Victor Hiben October 26, 1956 in Glenwood City, WI. They farmed in the Boyceville area and Victor also worked outside of the farm so she did many of the chores from the milking and carrying the milk buckets and carrying the 100 lbs. bags at the feed mill. She also worked as a babysitter and at the Cafe in Boyceville. She loved baking pies and she always had supper ready for her family. She always kept everything clean and immaculate in and around the farm buildings. She painted the farm buildings in bright colors which she loved. Patsy collected figures of people and had a large collection of Allis Chalmers pedal tractors.

Patsy is preceded in death by her parents and husband Victor in 2011.

Patsy is survived by 5 children, Wendy (Paul) Clark, Randy Hiben, Terry (Lottie) Hiben, Tim (Tammy) Hiben and Brent (Tammy) Hiben all of Boyceville, WI. Grandchildren Jenny Clark of Menomonie, WI, Justin (Heather) Clark of Boyceville, WI, Melissa (Josh) Hall of Waukesha, WI Christina Hiben of LaCrosse, WI. Terra Hiben of Green Bay, WI. Holly Klinger of Menomonie, WI. Chazz Hiben, Cody, Jade and Derrick Hiben all of Boyceville, WI. Great Grandson Jacob Clark. Brother and Sisters Malcolm (Darlene) Schutz of Boyceville, WI, Judy (Donald) Studer, Jefferson, OR, and Barb (Lonnie) Rhoades Menomonie, WI. She is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday August 28, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Boyceville, WI with Reverend Nancy Diller officiating. Burial will be in the Tiffany Cemetery Boyceville, WI. Friends were able to call at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City, WI on Monday, August 27, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services Tuesday at church.