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Patricia Muir, 52

Patricia Muir, 52 of Hallock, Minnesota passed from this life
surrounded by her family on Monday, January 9, 2012 at the Kittson
Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock.  Patricia Lyn Lawrence was
born to Sidney and Dorothy (Schlapkohl) Lawrence on April 26th, 1959
at Worthington, Minnesota.  Pat’s family moved to Hallock in July of
1963.  She attended Hallock Public Schools and graduated in May of
1977.  Pat earned her degree in accounting from Bemidji State
University, graduating in May of 1981.  She married Philip E. Muir at
Hallock on July 31, 1982.  Pat worked for Holcomb, Knudson and
Company in Crookston, Minnesota from June of 1981 to September of
1983.  She started at Conrad Dahl’s office in January of 1984 and
also worked for the Northcote Elevator in 1984 and 1985.  She became
a partner in Dahl, Hatton, Muir and Reese, LTD on July 1, 1993 and
took a medical leave of absence on January 1, 2011.  Pat enjoyed
following  her children’s activities and logging miles in the car for
each and every one of them. She also enjoyed the simple pleasure of
mowing the yard and gardening.  Pat was a member of the First
Presbyterian Church.         Phil, Jami, Andrew and Kaitlin would like to
thank the doctors and nurses at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center,
Altru Cancer Center and the 6th floor nurses at Altru Hospital for
the dedicated care and kindness given to Pat and the entire family.
    Family members include her husband, Philip; children, Jami (Robert)
Carr, Hallock; Andrew, Hallock and Kaitlin at home; her parents,
Sidney and Dorothy, Lawrence, Park Rapids, MN; sisters, Kay(Laren)
Sauter, Wilson, WI and  Barbara (Frank) O’Hara, Pembina, ND;
brothers, Bruce (Lynae) Lawrence, Thief River Falls, MN, Michael
(Julie) Lawrence, Park Rapids, MN, Thomas (Emmy) Lawrence, Wausau, WI
and James (Theresa) Lawrence, Stephens Point, WI; many nieces and
nephews; mother-in-law, Dorothy Muir, Hallock, sisters-in-law,
Kathryn (Jim Larson) Boutin, Little Fork, MN, Nola (Robert)
Lindegard, Hallock; and brother-in-law,  Joel (Diane) Muir, Hallock.
She was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents;
father-in-law, Robert Muir, brother-in-law, Philip Boutin;
sister-in-law, Suzette Muir and uncles, Melvin VanRoekel and Roger
Lawrence.
    Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, January 13th, 2012 at
11:00 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church at Hallock.  Interment
will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock.  Rev. Galen Nordin and Fr.
William DeCrans, presiding; special music will be provided by Kristi
Morrison and Diane Younggren. Honorary casket bearers will be the
offices of Dahl, Hatton, Muir and Reese, Brink, Sobolik, Severson,
Malm and Albrecht and the Charity Circle.  Casket bearers will be
Bruce Lawrence, Michael Lawrence, Thomas Lawrence, James Lawrence,
Laren Sauter, Frank O’Hara, Robert Lindegard and Joel Muir.
Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday evening from 6 to 8
p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m

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