Patrick Sizer, 83, of St. James died on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the Mayo Health Clinic, St. James.
A celebration of life was held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. James United Methodist Church in St. James. There was a reception and fellowship following at the St. James United Methodist Church in St. James.
Patrick George Sizer was born on March 17, 1928 to George and Bertha (Maxwell) Sizer at the family farm in St. James Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota. He attended country school District #28 and graduated from St. James High School.
On July 21, 1950 he was united in marriage to Shirley Southerland in Springfield. The couple farmed and lived at Patrick’s family farm their entire life. He enjoyed farming and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Sizer of St. James, MN; children, Scott (Marsha Paulson) Sizer of St. James, MN, Mary (Roger) Nelson of Britt, MN, Clay Sizer of Odin, MN, and Todd (Clarice) Sizer of St. James, MN; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Judy) Sizer of St. James, MN.
Patrick was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Joyce Glasgow and Jane Style.
Arrangements were with the Sturm Funeral Home in St. James. Email condolences may be left for the family at http://www.sturmfh.com.