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“That picture of your mom on the bed with nat and dave is just great. She looks beautiful. I am so sorry it has been 9 months since her death. I still...Read More »
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“I am so heartbroken to hear of the loss of this dear lady. I know her whole heart was her family. We met, of all places, through the Taylor County...Read More »
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“Mom this candle is for you. We continue to miss you every day and keeping thinking you'll be walking around the corner any minute. ”
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Patricia Ann Bryan was born December 3rd 1929 in Medford, Wisconsin. She died January 20, 2009 at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Lester and Marie Nystrum (nee Russell).

In 1949 she married William J. Bryan. Patricia was the mother of Bill (wife DeVanuia) Bryan, currently of Greensboro, North Carolina, Mary (husband Dave) Bryan-Stewart currently of Westlake, Ohio and the late Cathleen McCarty. She was the grandmother of Elizabeth McCarty, Michelle McCarty and Natalee Stewart.

Patricia was a retired Librarian from Marquette Elementary School in Loves Park, Illinois where the family resided for 29 years later moving to Deerfield Beach, Florida where she resided for the last 7 years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday January 26th, 2009 at Holy Family Church at 4401 Highcrest Rd. in Rockford, Illinois www.holyfamilyrockford.org where the family will receive friends from 9:30 - 10:30 AM in the hospitality room.

Graveside services and burial will take place Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 10:00 AM at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Medford, Wisconsin.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to Project Night Night 1800 Gough St. Suite 5 San Francisco, CA 94109 www.projectnightnight.org or your local chapter of The American Lung Association.

Arrangements are by Bodnar-Mahoney Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cleveland, Ohio.

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