Patricia (Pat) Schwindt Walker, 66, Mandan, died on April 2, 2008, at St. Alexius Medical Center.
Pat’s services are at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Mandan, with the Rev. Ken Phillips officiating and the Rev. John O’Leary co-officiating.
Burial services are at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2008, at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. today, April 4, 2008, at the Bismarck Funeral Home, and continues one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pat was born on Nov. 14, 1941, in Killdeer to John and Barbara (Kary) Schwindt.
She attended grade school in Killdeer and moved to Dickinson to attend Dickinson Junior High and high school.
On Dec. 12, 1959, she married Phillip Walker, and together they were stationed with the United States Air Force in Alabama and California, returning to Dickinson in 1969.
They were transferred to Mandan in 1994.
Pat was a Eucharistic minister and a member of the Catholic Daughters in both the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Dickinson and Christ the King Catholic Church in Mandan.
She worked as a ward clerk at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dickinson and at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.
She retired in 2004, and enjoyed her time with her family and friends.
Pat is survived by her husband Phillip; two sons, Steve (Lori), Nashville, Tenn., and PJ, Omaha Neb.; three daughters, Frances (Zane) Zuther, Bismarck, Linda Huffman (Don Paulson), Dickinson, and Pam (Steve) Winter, Fargo; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ted (Maria) Schwindt, Oregon, and John (Lou) Schwindt, Wyoming; five sisters, Caroline Thompson, Washington, Florentine Metz, Oregon, Lenora (Everett) Stanger, Dickinson, Luella (Nick) Hendricks, Killdeer, and Lucy (Phil) Lamprecht, Dickinson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Lawrence Schwindt.
She was a loving and caring wife, mother and friend and will be missed by many.
We want to thank the staff at St. Alexius Medical Center for their special attention and care.
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(Bismarck Funeral Home)