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Patricia M. “Pat” Sinkel

Patricia M. “Pat” Sinkel, age 73, of Delano, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006.

She was born July 17, 1933 to Henry and Katherine (Henning) Dressel in Minneapolis.

Funeral services are today, Dec. 18 at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano with the Rev. Paul Marggraf officiating. Interment is in the East Mt. Olive Cemetery in Delano.

Casket bearers are Pat’s grandchildren: Aimee Dreger, Tanya Socher, Jaime Socher, Shannon Sinkel, Alex Sinkel, Leah Sinkel, Joey Sinkel, Cody Socher, Bryan Sinkel, and Ashley Sinkel.

Pat was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; parents, Kate and Henry Dressel; brother, Emerson Dressel; and great-grandson, Mason Socher.

She is survived by her children: Craig and Gail Sinkel, David and Penny Sinkel, Joni and Ron Socher, and Dan and Tammy Sinkel; 10 grandchildren: Aimee and Jason Dreger, Tanya Socher and fiancée Andrew Erickson, Jaime Socher, Shannon Sinkel, Alex Sinkel and fiancé Josh Bechtold, Leah Sinkel, Joey Sinkel, Cody Socher, Bryan Sinkel, and Ashley Sinkel; five great-grandchildren: Madison Penning, Lindsey, Kendall, and Emily Dreger, and Vienna Bechtold; sisters-in-law Helen Dressel, and Joyce and Jim Janicula; and brother-in-law Winnie Sinkel.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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