PORTAGE, Wis. — Patricia A. Byrd, 84, formerly of Rochelle, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 in Portage, Wis. Pat was born July 7, 1933 in Underwood, N.D., to Peter and Norrine (Doole) Fuchs. Pat married Donald E. Byrd on Nov. 27, 1954 in Rochester, Minn. He preceded her in death on March 24, 1988. In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by brother-in-law, Donald Wangen. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, St Mary’s Catholic Church in Portage and the V.F.W.