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Patricia Lyne, 75 - January 31, 2007


Patricia Elaine Lyne, 75, of North Platte, formerly of Gothenburg, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at Sutherland Care Center.
Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Odean Colonial Chapel at Avenue C and Sycamore Street, with the Rev. Larry Viter of Faith Chapel of Gothenburg officiating. Memorial book signing will be available before the service.
Lyne was born on May 13, 1931, at Grand Island to Evald E. and Susie H. Sorensen. At an early age her family moved to North Platte where she attended school. As a teenager, she worked many jobs including kitchen helper at the North Platte Canteen.
On June 5, 1949, she married Wm. Minor Lyne at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church at North Platte. The couple made their home in Gothenburg. To this union, four children were born.
She was involved in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, a bridge club and worked in the office of the family business.
In 1967, Lyne and her family moved to North Platte where she continued those activities as well as ceramics, bowling, knitting and beading as she was an accomplished quilter and seamstress, according to family members.
She and her husband retired in 1996 and traveled the United States in a motor home, eventually settling in Lakewood, NM, and were members of the Escapee RV’rs Club, until March of 2003, when they returned to North Platte.
?Lyne was preceded in death by: her parents; two sisters—Phyllis Robinson and Clair Nelson; two brothers—Dick Sorensen and Fred Sorensen.
?Survivors include: her husband, Minor Lyne of North Platte; four children—Steve (Karen) Lyne of McCook, Don Lyne of Superior, Kellie (Hank) Mercer of North Platte and Tamie (Rod) Martin of Littleton, CO; two brothers—Rick (Marsha) Sorensen of Kent, WA, and Rodney (Rosetta) Sorensen of Florissant, MO; brother-in-law, Vaughn Lyne of Broken Bow; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; 17 nieces and nephews; numerous cousins and a lifelong friend, Marie Reichert of Arizona.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Callahan Cancer Center and the Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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