Patrick Lies, 58

obit-patrick-LiesPatrick Joseph Lies of Brainerd passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

Funeral services will be held at Heritage Assembly of God Church, Baxter, Thursday, July 18, with Pastor Brian Kimbler officiating.

Pat was born Dec. 15, 1954, in St. Paul, to the late Dolores (Hueller) and Thomas Lies, the third of their 10 children. Pat graduated from Crosier Seminary High School and Brainerd Community College. He worked for many years at the Brainerd State Hospital and then as a carpenter, and most recently, he worked as an independent trucker. Pat was a member of the Remnant Ministry Center community and had a deep and abiding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He especially treasured the time he spent with his family and many friends.

Pat is survived by his two sons, Patrick (Amanda Flannigan, fiancé) of Brainerd, and Thomas, of Minot, N.D.; and by his beloved grandsons, Sylas, Elias and Mathias, all of Brainerd. He is survived as well by nine siblings: Mary Lange (Joe Klisch) of Bowlus, Tom (Becky) of St. Cloud, Mark of Hutchinson, Steve (Debbie) of Little Falls, Laurie (Richard) Lozier of Little Falls, Mike (Cami) of Little Falls, Fr. Jim Lies, C.S.C. of Easton, Mass., Fr. Bill Lies, C.S.C. of South Bend, Ind.; and Sue (Rex) Silber of Hampton.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Laurie Lies.