November 11, 1951 - September 6, 2014


Patrick Lee Lavell, age 62, of Milaca, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014. He was born on November 11, 1951 in Minneapolis, MN the son of Hugh and Shirley (Turnham) Lavell.

Patrick grew up in Blaine and attended school at Spring Lake Park until junior high. He then graduated high school in California and attended technical college for automotive repair. Patrick met Anita (Rapatt) Gillette in 2002 at ECM in Princeton and in 2005 the couple were united in marriage in Milaca. He was employed by Medtronics and then at Minco in Fridley for 19 years. Patrick enjoyed metal detecting, car mining, attending auctions, and taking the time to enjoy his grandkids, Ryan, Hunter, Elizabeth and Claire. Patrick will be missed dearly.

Patrick is survived by his loving wife Anita of Milaca; step-children, Dita (Caleb) Willner of Milaca and Misty Gillette of Princeton; grandchildren, Ryan, Hunter and Elizabeth Willner and Claire Troha; mother Shirley of Cedar; siblings, Paul Lavell of Blaine, Gary Lavell of Circle Pines, Wendy (Dennis) Broach of SC and Mark (Luda) Lavell of Cedar; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1PM, Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton. Visitation will be held from 4-7PM, Friday, September 12, 2014 as well as 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton. Interment will be in Green Lake Cemetery, Princeton.