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Obituary for Daphne P. "Pat" Strand


Daphne P. "Pat" Strand, 80, of La Crosse, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2011, surrounded by her family at Hillview Health Care Center, La Crosse.
She was born January 13, 1931, in Whitehall, Wis., the daughter of Lawrence D. and Hazel (Thurston) Hoganson. On September 17, 1950, Pat married her high school sweetheart, Donald H. Strand and they shared 38 years of marriage together. On March 12, 1988, Donald preceded Pat in death.
Survivors include four daughters, Jacqueline (Ken) Bronkie of Delray Beach, Fla., and Roxanne (Jeff) Nehring, Suzanne Strand, and Donita (Ron) Wagner, all of La Crosse; two sons, Roderick (Mary Ann) Strand of Fort Collins, Colo., and Bryan (Karen) Strand of Holmen, Wis.; 14 grandchildren, Jason and Nicole Nehring, Sean and Austin Clarke, Ryan Strand, Cody and Jennifer Wagner, Shayna, Cassandra, and Ben Strand, and Erika, Mikel, Chad, and Genet Bronkie; one sister, Lavon Rogness of Madison, Wis; one brother, James Hoganson of Issaquah, Wash.; one brother-in-law, Arne Stone of Port Orchard, Wash.; and many nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her husband, Pat was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ellen Stone; one sister-in-law, Francis Hoganson; and one brother-in-law, Donald Rogness.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 12, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 420 West Avenue, La Crosse. Pastor Tom Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Blair, Wis. Friends may call at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, (Woodruff Chapel), 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse, on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.