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Patricia Kotschevar

Patricia Kotschevar, 76, of Richville, MN, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at Autumn Manor, Perham, MN. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, August 4, at 11 a.m at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Perham, with Father Dan Walz officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Patricia was born May 14, 1933, in St. Cloud, MN, the daughter of Arthur and Leona (Schwinden) Puff. On September 22, 1954, Patricia was united in marriage to Richard Kotschevar in St. Cloud. In 1958 they moved to Thief River Falls, MN, and after Richard's retirement they made their home on Marion Lake in Richville. Patricia enjoyed painting, gardening and entertaining her friends and family at the lake.

Patricia is survived by two children, Mark (Joan) Kotschevar, Rochester, MN and Pam (Terry) Liebscher, Hillsboro, IL; three grandchildren, Bryan and Chris Kotschevar and Stacie Liebscher; four sisters, Mary, Peggy, Cathy and Bonnie; and one brother, Bob.

Preceding Patricia in death are her parents; husband, Richard; and two brothers, Dick and Tom.

A special thank you to the Autumn Manor staff and Lakeland Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.

Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, MN, is in charge of arrangements, 218-346-5175. Online tributes may be posted at