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Patricia E. Niskanen

Patricia E. Niskanen


Patricia E. Niskanen, 80, of Jenkins, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

She was born to Irving and Madolin Hofius on March 14, 1933, in Pine River. She married Jack Niskanen on Aug. 14, 1954.

Pat is survived by her children, John (Lorie) Niskanen, Pam Niskanen and Jim Niskanen, all of Jenkins; son-in-law, Dean Hovey of Herrick, S.D.; grandchildren, Cory (Tracy) Niskanen, Kaitlyn (Derek) Rader, Brady Niskanen, Cohl Niskanen and Tiffany (Matthew) Schwader; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Matthew Niskanen, Aiden and Serenity Schwader; siblings, Richard (Darlene) Hofius of Jenkins, Judy (Don) Seder of Pueblo, Colo., Charles (Irma) Hofius of Little Fork, Minn., Larry (Laura) Hofius of Pequot Lakes, Mary Cunningham of Fallon, Nev., and Nancy Lakin of Orange City, Fla.; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack; daughter, Judy Hovey; and brothers, Gordon, Henry and Ron.

Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Pequot Lakes. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.