PIERZ -- The Jerome G. Miers family will celebrate the life of Patricia Dorothy Miers with family and friends at a memorial service at Willow Creek Community Church in the Chapel on Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at 3 p.m. with a dinner celebration following in the lower level.
There will also be a memorial service held at the Pierz Ballroom in Pierz. Minn., on Friday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. A dinner celebration will immediately follow. All are welcome to come celebrate Pat's arrival into heaven.
Pat was born on Jan. 7, 1948, to Albert and Dorothy Schlegel of Brainerd, Minn. After fighting a very brave and courageous battle with breast cancer for 20 months, Pat went home to be with her savior Jesus on Nov. 20, 2003, Even when fighting her long roller coaster battle with cancer, she was remarkable in lifting the spirits of all who asked how she was doing. Her unwavering focus on the Lord and her journey home to God were most uplifting to her family and friends.
Pat was an amazing wife and mother and was overjoyed in nurturing her 10 grandchildren to the Lord. She was active at Willow Creek Community Church in the PADS (Public Actions Deliver Service) ministry serving the less fortunate. Her gifts of compassion for others, sincerity, genuine love for the Lord and the desire to see all her loved ones and more in heaven were remarkable to behold.
Pat is survived by her loving husband, Jerry; son and his wife, Michael and Wendy; daughters and their husbands, Kristine and Perez, Michelle and Daniel, Lisa and David, and Amy and Brian; and 10 grandchildren, Tyler, Carissa, Nicholas, Kylie, Dainey, Noah, Trevor, Matthew, Mark and Dawson; brothers, Christian, Walter, Kenneth, Raymond and Robert; sisters, MaryAnn, Virginia, Loraine and Kathleen;
In lieu of flowers, Pat has requested donations to be made to a memorial fund at Schaumburg branch Harris Bank. Funds will be donated to her favorite charities.
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