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Patricia E. Latten

January 1, 1940 September 26, 2013
Patricia E. Latten
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Obituary for Patricia E. Latten

PATRICIA ELLEN LATTEN was born on January 1, 1940 to Harold and Margaret (Miller) Mitchell in Luverne, Minnesota. She lived with her family in Luverne until 1954 when they moved to Hardwick, Minnesota. In 1956, she moved to Omaha, Nebraska and had her son, Richard. Pat met Arthur Camarillo and in 1962 they were married. They then moved to Long Beach, California had two children together, Denise and Angie. The couple divorced and Pat continued to reside in Long Beach with her children. She was married to Clarke Latten in 1974 in Long Beach. Their union was blessed with two children, Theresa and Clarke, Jr. In 1977, the family returned to Pat's hometown of Hardwick. Thirty-six years later she moved to Jasper, Minnesota. Pat worked various jobs throughout the years, including factory work, being a nanny, and waitressing and bartending. She had a long struggle with alcoholism and in 1980, with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, she chose a life of sobriety. She continued changing her life by joining TOPS in Hardwick in 1982, where she lost 96 pounds in six months by walking the farm sections outside of town.

On Thursday, September 26, 2013 Pat died peacefully at the Good Samaritan Society - Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne at the age of 73 years, 8 months and 25 days.

Pat was a member of the United Methodist Church in Luverne where she was a member of the church choir. She loved music and was a self-taught pianist. She also played the clarinet, guitar and harmonica. She enjoyed drawing, crocheting, puzzles, collecting Elvis Presley memorabilia, and reading books.

Pat is survived by her four children, Denise and her husband David Holden of Pepperell, MA, Angie Janssen and her husband Robert of Chappel, NE, Theresa Latten of Luverne, and Clarke Latten and his wife Amy of Sloan, IA; 11 grandchildren, Cory, Brandon, Lacey, Eric, Skyler, Samantha, Madison, Austin, Rick, Tyler, and Brianna; seven great-grandchildren, Jesse, Matthew, Amena, Logan, Chelsi, Hunter and Eric, Jr.; two brothers, Curtis Mitchell and his wife Marlene VandenBerg of Sioux Falls, SD, and Donald Mitchell and his wife Marvis of Luverne. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Latten; and her parents.

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Visitation

Monday

30

Sep

9:30 AM 9/30/2013 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/30/2013 10:30:00 AM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Service

Monday

30

Sep

10:30 AM 9/30/2013 10:30:00 AM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery - Luverne Final Resting Place

1242 W. Warren St.
Luverne, MN 56156

1242 W. Warren St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States
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