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Patrick L. Moran 1957-2008

May 20, 2008

GRAETTINGER — A Mass of Christian Burial for Patrick “Pat” Moran of Emmetsburg will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 20, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Ruthven. The Joyce-Alesch Funeral Home in Graettinger is in charge of arrangements.

On Friday, May 16, 2008, Pat passed away at the Muse Norris Hospice in Mason City. He was 50.

Patrick Leo Moran was born Sept. 10, 1957, in Emmetsburg, the son of Marvin and Katherine (Engleman) Moran. He was a graduate of Graettinger High School.

Pat moved to Omaha to attend Gateway Technical College. Following his education, he worked in construction, and 15 years later, Pat returned to the Graettinger area. He worked for Shaver, Manufacturing until the time of his illness.

Pat was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger. Pat enjoyed sports. He played in many volleyball leagues and tournaments. He enjoyed hunting in his younger days and riding his motorcycle. He loved to spend time with his daughter and nieces.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Katherine of Emmetsburg; daughter Sophia Moran of Graettinger; two brothers: Mike and wife, Nori Van Den Hurk of Emmetsburg and Tim and Jennifer of Spencer; sister, Joan Feldman of Ruthven; four nieces: Anika and Tess Van Den Hurk-Moran, Kendra Feldman and Autumn Moran; uncle, Leo Moran of Emmetsburg; and an aunt, Shirley Moran of Graettinger.

Pat Moran was preceded in death by his father, Marvin.

Condolences online at www.joycefuneralhomes.com