Patricia Kay Depew, 77, of Crosslake, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Celebration of Patricia’s Life will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Nelson Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd. Family and friends are invited to gather one hour prior to the service and to stay for a lunch to follow.
Patricia was born February 3, 1944, in Minneapolis, the daughter of William Miles and Hazel Margaret (King) Depew. Growing up she formed a strong bond with her sister, Sandra and they remained close throughout her life. She was a hard worker who enjoyed her job in administration at Honeywell for many years. Patricia loved her family and was the family encyclopedia. She enjoyed creating and maintaining the family tree and history. Her siblings blessed her with many nieces and nephews – and she greatly loved and cared for them all. She also had an affinity for animals.
She will be dearly missed by her sister and best friend, Sandra Stefanoc; nieces and nephews, Patty and Vicky Stein; Wayne, Jim, Keith, Linda, Ronnie, and Bob Wilhelmi; Robert, Jr., Gordon, Mary, and Nancy Stein; Cindy, Janet, Julie, and Michael Stein; and Theresa Larson, Debbie Wilhelmi, Jeannie, and Jim Hanus; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Walter, Robert, and Louis Stein; and sisters, Jean Hanus and Donna Wilhelmi.
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