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-Patricia Anne O'Donnell-

Patricia Anne O’Donnell, 61, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, died Friday, November 07, 2008, unexpectedly at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction, Iowa. Rev. Al Coffin officiated. Casket bearers were Robert Gray Jr., Jerome Gray, Bill Bright, Bob O’Donnell, Danny O’Donnell, and Josh Mohror. Honorary Casket Bearers were Noel Bright, Nikkolas Gray, James E Bright, Jr., Stephanie Williams, Barb Smith, Susan Duttlinger, Melissa Mohror, Jon O’Donnnell, Kelli Hoback, and Joni Schnitzler. Burial was in the Columbus City Cemetery. Following the committal service there was a time of food and fellowship at the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church. Visitation was held on Monday, November 10, 2008 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. A memorial has been established at the funeral home in Pat’s name. Sympathy notes may be left to the O’Donnell family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

Patricia Anne Bright was born March 13, 1947 in Iowa City, the daughter of Charles R. Bright and Kathryn Dwinell Bright Morrison and R.F. “Bo” Morrison, Jr. On September 24, 1966, Patricia was united in marriage to Marlin R. O’Donnell in Columbus Junction, Iowa. Pat was employed at Sheller Globe, Central Can and most currently Geico of Iowa City. She was a member of the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir, Silver Leaf Rebekah lodge #394 and was a past president of the Rebekah Assembly of Iowa and a member of Iowa City Ladies Auxiliary Patriarch Militant, Etude Club, Junction Entertainers, Ltd. and played roles in several musicals. She was a collector of angels and an avid Hawkeye, Bears, and Jeff Gordon fan although she was the biggest fan of her grandchildren supporting them in school and athletic activities.

Patricia will be dearly missed by her husband, Marlin “Moose” O’Donnell of rural Columbus Junction; her two children, Kim Carney and her husband, Jeff of Roscoe, IL, and Kenny O’Donnell and his wife, Kara of Columbus Junction; six grandchildren; Morghan Carney, Zoie Carney, and Sam Carney, Josie O’Donnell, Austin O’Donnell, and Dylin O’Donnell; her dad, R.F. “Bo” Morrison, Jr. of Columbus Junction; one sister, Terry K. Higgins and her husband, Kenneth of Fulton, MO and three brothers, James “Ed” Bright and wife, Sharon of Columbus Junction, Robert Bright and wife, Kathy of Fredonia, and R. F. “Skip” Morrison III and a special family friend, Brad Lamp of Iowa City and many nieces and nephews.

Pat was preceded in death by her father on October 31, 1952; her mother on November 2, 2008, and one grandson, Shane on September 3, 1992.