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Patricia Baune April 17, 1949 - May 22, 2009

OLIVIA -- Patricia Ann Baune, 60, of Olivia, died Friday at the Renville County Hospital in Olivia.

The service will be at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bird Island. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery at Redwood Falls. Memorials are preferred.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born April 17, 1949, in Redwood Falls to George Russell and Evelyn (Wertish) Beasley. She graduated from Redwood Falls High School and Willmar Community College where she received her licensed practical nursing degree. She worked at the Redwood Falls Hospital for several years.

She married Michael Baune on April 25, 1970. They lived in Wabasso, then for three years in California, after which they lived in Iowa for one year and then in Zumbrota for three years. In 1993 they moved to Olivia where she was employed at Renville County Hospital first as an LPN and later as a scheduler for Outreach Services.

She is survived by her husband; three daughters: Jennifer (and Kyle) Scott of Fort Morgan, Colo., Shannon (and Luke) Ronningen of Zumbrota and Sarah Baune of Olivia; four grandchildren; one stepgranddaughter; her mother of Willmar; and four siblings: Janis Field, Jim Beasley, Tom Beasley, and Dave (and Nancy) Beasley.

She was preceded in death by her father.