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Patricia Handeland

March 31, 1959 — September 4, 2010

Patricia "Patty" Handeland, 51, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2010, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gordon Lundberg will officiate. Burial will be at Sparks Cemetery rural Boone. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Carson - Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden is in charge of the arrangements

Patricia Claire Leonard was born on March 31, 1959, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Jean Leonard. She graduated from Iowa State University in 1981. Following her education, Patty worked as a social worker at the Woodward Resource Center. On March 5, 1992, Patty was united in marriage to Vince Handeland in Beulah, Colorado.

Patty was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ogden.

Survivors include her husband, Vince Handeland of Ogden, Iowa; children, Alyssa Handeland and Keaston Handeland of Ogden, Iowa; her parents, Ed and Jean Leonard of Cedar Falls, Iowa; six sisters, Carol (Chad) Jackson of London, Kentucky, Jane (Bob) Nelson of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Fran (Dan) Venter of Johnston, Iowa, Mary (Dale) Hover of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Sue (Dave) Watters of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Lois (Matt) Greene of Emmetsburg, Iowa; one brother, Tom (Gina) Leonard of Tripoli, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two nephews, Benjamin and Joseph Watters; and her grandparents, William and Florence Leonard and Joseph and Nellie Wiswell.

Memorials may be left to Mary Greeley Medical Center (In support of Bliss Cancer Center) 1111 Duff Ave., Ames, Iowa 50010.

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