Patrick Joseph Lies, 58
Dec. 15, 1954-July 13, 2013
Patrick Joseph Lies, age 58, of Brainerd passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Pat was born December 15, 1954, in St. Paul, MN, to the late Dolores (Hueller) and Thomas Lies, the third of their ten children. Pat graduated from Crosier Seminary High School and Brainerd Community College. He worked for many years at the Brainerd State Hospital, and then as a carpenter, and most recently, he worked as an independent trucker. Pat was a member of the Remnant Ministry Center community and had a deep and abiding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He especially treasured the time he spent with his family and many friends.
Pat is survived by his two sons, Patrick (Amanda Flannigan, fiancé) of Brainerd, and Thomas, of Minot, ND; and by his beloved grandsons, Sylas, Elias, and Mathias, all of Brainerd. He is survived as well by nine siblings: Mary Lange (Joe Klisch) of Bowlus; Tom (Becky) of St. Cloud; Mark of Hutchison; Steve (Debbie) of Little Falls; Laurie (Richard) Lozier of Little Falls; Mike (Cami) of Little Falls; Fr. Jim Lies, C.S.C. of Easton, MA; Fr. Bill Lies, C.S.C. of South Bend, IN; and Sue (Rex) Silber of Hampton. Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Laurie Lies.
Funeral services will be held at Heritage Assembly of God Church, 13242 Berrywood Drive, Baxter, MN 56425, on Thursday, July 18th 2013 at 11 am, with Pastor Brian Kimbler officiating. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 17th from 4 - 8 pm at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home, 703 Oak Street, Brainerd, MN 56401. Memorials are preferred.
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