Patricia Kay Aning, 62, Detroit Lakes, formerly of Luverne, died Friday, March 18, 2022.
A funeral service was Friday March 25, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne with burial in the Luverne Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Patricia Aning was born Jan. 9, 1960, to Sievert and Gertrude (Vogt) Aning in Luverne. She graduated from Luverne High School in 1978. She graduated from Norwest Technical College in 1998 with a business management degree.
Patricia lived in Luverne after she graduated, where she worked at Tri State Insurance for many years. She moved to Detroit Lakes in the early 1990s and continued to work for Tri State Insurance from her home. She helped run a family-owned business until she retired. After she retired, she worked with horse rescue and bought and sold antiques.
She enjoyed horses, her pet geese, Doberman Pincher dogs, and most animals and birds in general. She also enjoyed her flowers, sports cars and jogging. She would always greet people with a smile and a hug and never short of words. Patricia loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Patricia is survived by her two daughters, Cassy (Adam) Bailey, Luverne, and Callandra Aning-Sackmann, Detroit Lakes; four grandchildren, Autumn, Jack, Parker and Brody; four siblings, Jake (Marilyn) Aning, Anna (Walter) Ahrendt and Sievert Jr. (Audrey) Aning, all of Luverne, and Kathy Aning of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, dingmannandsons.com.