Patricia Bernice Maki (Crute), age 88 of Crystal, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2018. She was born March 16, 1930, in Minneapolis. She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Jones; sister-in-law, Martha Hackel and many cherished friends. Devoted wife of Roy E. Maki. Married 66 years. Proud mother of Leanne (Richard) Hebl, Roy K. (Susanne Miller) Maki, and Michael (Denise) Maki. Loving Grandma of Christine Hebl and William (Kirstine Sand) Hebl. Sibling of Virginia Sularz, Paul Crute, Tom (Judy) Crute. Also survived by special friend, Jan Miller and loyal neighbor, Jeffrey Heaslip, other family and friends.
Pat Liked crossword puzzles, reading, Irish Music, good conversations, advocating for social justice and fairness and bargain shopping. Caregiving was her life. When she couldn't care for Roy anymore, her heart was broken and last Monday, it literally broke.
She will be forever loved and missed.
Private Family Services are planned.