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Patricia Gadient

October 24, 1926 — October 31, 2015

Patricia "Pat" Gadient, age 89 of Goodhue, died peacefully at home on Saturday evening, October 31, 2015. Patricia Ann was born on October 24, 1926 in Red Wing, the daughter of Willard and Helen (Ryan) O'Reilly. She graduated from Goodhue High School in 1944. She married Paul D. Gadient on October 23, 1948, and they farmed in Goodhue Township. Pat was a current member of Holy Trinity Parish and past member of St. Columbkill Catholic Church, and was active with the St. Columbkill and Holy Trinity CCW, where she was involved with mission quilting. She was a member of the Goodhue Historical Society, Red Hat Society, Goodhue Lioness, and Featherstone Township Homemaker's extension group. Pat was an avid gardener, and enjoyed traveling and bird watching. She will be remembered most for her love of family and the time spent with them. She is survived by her children, Ed (Amy) of Pine Island, Marie Schumacher of Goodhue, Art of Red Wing, Don (Lori) of Red Wing, Gary (Paulette) of Goodhue, Teresa of Tampa, FL, and Janet (Ty) Clodfelter of Trinity, NC; 14 grandchildren, Jill Gadient, Karen (Markus) Lang, Kurt Gadient, Jason (Jenny) Schumacher, Andy Schumacher (Jessica Prebe), Beth (Kerry) Carlson, Jerod (Kelli) Gadient, Jenna Gadient (Spike Therrien), Alex (Sarah) Gadient, Ashley (Chad) Stockman, Paul Miller, Krista Gadient, Brady Gadient, and Jake Clodfelter; 13 great-grandchildren, Ethan and Seth Lang, Tyler, Lucas and Erynn Schumacher, Henry Schumacher, Kate, Jack and Lucy Carlson, Sterling and Scarlet Gadient, Paisley Gadient, and Brinley Stockman; sister, Dori Richard of Montevideo; brother-in-law, Jerry (Marge) Fieber; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Willard Holm, Joyce Gadient, and Eleanor Mondor; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul on October 25, 1989; two grandchildren, Patrick Gadient and Tim Miller; son-in-law, Jim Schumacher; sisters, Mary Jane (Alvar) Jarve, Dennise Fieber, and Helen "Fran" O'Reilly; one brother, James D. O'Reilly; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill Richard, Joe Gadient, Mary (Paul) Martin, Cecilia (Leonard) Cook, Ralph Gadient, and Roberta Holm. Visitation will be held at St. Columbkill Catholic Church on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 4-8 p.m., with a rosary service at 3:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., with visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at St. Columbkill Catholic Church in Belle Creek. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandchildren.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Visitation
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Columbkill Catholic Church

36483 Co 47 Blvd
Belle Creek Township, MN 55027

with rosary service at 3:45 p.m.

Service
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
10:30 AM
St. Columbkill Catholic Church

36483 Co 47 Blvd
Belle Creek Township, MN 55027

with visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Graveside Service
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
St. Columbkill Catholic Cemetery

Co 47
Belle Creek Township, MN 55027


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