April 19, 1933 - April 25, 2017


Patricia “Pat” A. Abraham, age 84 passed away Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Visitation will be at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids, Friday from 4-8 PM, with parish prayers at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and burial will be held in the parish cemetery following services.

Pat was born April 19, 1933 in St. Cloud to Frank & Marie (Trutwin) Sobieck. She married Gene Abraham on June 2, 1952 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Pat was a homemaker and also was a “lunch lady” at Sauk Rapids High School for many years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was a former president of the Christian Mothers (St. Monica’s Society) and a Jubilarian. Pat loved baking, going to the casino, fishing and sewing. She was a giving, caring person who always took care of other people before herself. Pat loved to sit and gossip with her grandkids, and she always said, “It’s only okay to lie when you’re telling a little ‘fiblet’ to make someone else feel better.”

Survivors include her husband, Gene of Sauk Rapids; sons, Kirk of Sauk Rapids, Floyd (Donna) of St. Cloud, John of Sauk Rapids and Mark (Colette) of Sauk Rapids; daughter-in-law, Cindy Abraham of Sauk Rapids; sisters, Lorraine Wagner of St. Cloud, Mary Ann Vogel of St. Cloud and Bernie Wesenberg of Sauk Rapids; sister-in-law, Barb Sobieck of St. Cloud; 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Pat was preceded in death by her parents; son, David; daughter-in-law, Debbie; brothers, Joseph, Edward and Nicholas Sobieck; and sisters, Josephine Sobieck and Frances Wesenberg.