Patricia Ann Lowe, 55, of Fergus Falls

Published 9:32am Monday, November 12, 2012 Updated 11:34am Monday, November 12, 2012

Patricia Lowe, formerly of Cape Coral, Fla. died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Broen Home in Fergus Falls.

She was born Aug. 28, 1957, in Austin, the daughter of Jens Christian and Alice Wilhelmina (Lange) Winther. She graduated from High School in Olympia, Wash., and also graduated with a Masters Degree in Nursing at the University of North Florida.

On Aug. 19, 1978, she married Timothy Lee Lowe in Bremerton, Wash. The couple were serving in the U.S. Navy when they met. Patricia was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in June of 1977.

The couple resided in Virginia Beach, Va., Cape Coral and Orange Park, Fla., where she worked as an occupational therapist in the Holly Point Manor Nursing Home for several years.

Patricia’s hobbies included crocheting, crafting and fishing.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Jens and Alice; her husband, Timothy on Dec. 17, 2010; and three sisters, Linda, Shirley, and Helen.

Survivors include three children, Sara Lorinda (Robert II) Eschenburg, Heidi Lee Ann Joyner and Timothy Jeremiah, all of Fergus Falls; seven grandchildren, David William Noel Joyner, Melody Erin Joyner, Robert John Eschenburg III, Tjaden Ann Kay Eschenburg, Soren Nathaniel Timothy Eschenburg, Lyndie Grace Eschenburg and Temperance Ilithia Eschenburg; one sister, Edith Johnson of Elbow Lake; two brothers, Rev. Mark D. Winther of Marshall and John Severson of Arnold, Mo.; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A memorial service and burial is planned in Cape Coral, Fla. Faith and Hope Funeral Home in Fergus Falls is in charge of arrangements.


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