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Patricia Ann Hegstrom, 76

Patricia Ann Hegstrom, 76, of Leesburg, Fla., and Bemidji, died on Friday, July 13, 2007.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 13 at St. James Episcopal Church. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory of Leesburg assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born in Granite City, Ill. She moved to Leesburg from Bemidji in 1966 while maintaining her summer home in Bemidji.

Pat was loved for her warmth, humor and always making anyone feel welcome. She loved her home, lake view and sitting on her porches. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She adored her pet dog, Pupper, and bird, Pierre.

She is survived by her daughters, Kim (Roger Larson) Hegstrom of Madison, Wis., and Callie (Pat) Coffey of Lake Weir, Fla.; son, Craig (Traci) Hegstrom of Leesburg; sister, Shirley Barton; grandchildren, Ashley, Austin, Kolton, Weston, Maddie, Caitlin, Megan, Letton (Chantell) Herlong, Torie, Chancie and Destin; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Birana and McKenzie; and cousins, Jerry and Shirley Miller of Leesburg.

Memorials are preferred to American Cancer Research or St. James Episcopal Church.

-- Paid obituary