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Patricia Ann Lausen

June 14, 2013
Estherville Daily News

ESTHERVILLE - Funeral services for Patricia Ann Lausen, 57, of Estherville, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, June 17, 2013, at Grandview Baptist Church in Estherville with Pastor Joel Jorgenson officiating. Interment will be at East Side Cemetery, Estherville. She passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Avera Holy Family in Estherville from hemophagocytic syndrome.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Sunday at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

Patricia Ann (Acord) Lausen, the daughter of Oscar and Betty (Hartman) Acord, was born Nov. 2, 1955, in Estherville.

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Patricia Ann Lausen

She received her education in the Estherville schools, graduating from Estherville High School in 1973. Following graduation from high school Pat attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville.

On Oct. 30, 1976, she was united to Ralph Lausen in Estherville. The couple lived in rural Estherville where they raised their family and farmed. Over the years Pat was also employed outside the home and worked at Stall's Farm and Home in Estherville, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville from 1995 - 2006 and then Avera Holy Family Hospital until her health failed. In her leisure time Pat enjoyed motorcycle riding. She also had a very extensive cup and saucer collection. In the later years Pat loved traveling and purchased a Harley Davidson Trike for that purpose. Her greatest pleasure in life was spending time with her family.

She attended Grandview Baptist Church in Estherville.

Left to cherish Pat's memory are her husband, Ralph of Estherville; son Andrew of Estherville; brother Richard Acord and his wife, Jennifer of Henderson, Texas and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Pat in death were her parents.

In lieu of flowers Pat's family prefers memorials be directed to Grandview Baptist Church.

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