Patricia Lee Faeth, 84, of Aberdeen, SD, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at Primrose Cottages, Aberdeen.
Patricia’s wishes were to be cremated with a memorial service and celebration of life held at Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary at a later date.
Burial is at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Aberdeen.
Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and also view the service at www.schriversmemorial.com.
Patricia Lee Osness was born September 3, 1936 to Jesse and Agnes (Hanson) Osness in Ironwood, Michigan. The family moved to Pierpont, SD when she was five years old. At the age of 12, Pat moved to Aberdeen, SD where she resided ever since. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, William “Bill” Faeth, on May 12, 1956. They made their home in Aberdeen and Mina Lake, except for two years that they lived in Texas and Pennsylvania when Bill was in the Army.
Pat was employed at Herman Ehrlich Jewelry Store, IDS Stock Co. and the office of Coca Cola Co. In 1977 she started volunteering, including 17 years at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, 20 years at Roncalli Nearly New and two years at Mother Joseph Manor Nursing Home. Bill passed away in 2007. Pat was known for making a Santa that would be displayed at Santa Land and Winterfest for many years. She was very artistic and would paint on canvas and anything unusual. Pat enjoyed her friends, loved line dancing, swimming, movies, and just enjoyed life.
Pat is survived by her many nieces and nephews, and her close friends and caretakers, Dennis and Rae Nelson
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and her sisters: Lois Hurley, Joan Kempf, Marilyn West, Betty Corriea.
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