Pat Grant
June 11, 1937 - April 14, 2012
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Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
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Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Sunday 4/22

Pat Grant was born in 1937 in Detroit, where her family lived in a flat near the Packard plant. Pat and her sister Marge were part of the homefront effort during WWII, saving dimes for victory garden seeds, while their mother served as an air raid warden. After the war when Pat was 9, she…

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Beverly Heisner left a message on January 18, 2013:
Love never dies. And spirit lives forever. Bev
Kathie Boyett left a message on September 24, 2012:
Pat Grant was an incredible human being whom I strived to emulate. She made one want to be a better reader, a better writer, a deeper thinker, and a more loving, caring human being. The world is less for her physical loss, but I know that her spirit will survive in Elisabeth, Pat's friends, former students, and all who were touched by her life. My prayers and sympathies to Elisabeth for this delayed tribute as I just discovered the news.
EDITH MARTIN left a message on April 26, 2012:
Happy memories, never forgotten.
Vivian McCain left a message on April 25, 2012:
So truly sorry for your loss, Elisabeth. You have been in my thoughts and prayers and will continue to be.
Jami Pederson left a message on April 25, 2012:
I, too, love William Faulkner, Nadine Gordimer and J M Coetzee. I wish I could have talked to Pat about these authors. The obituary was fascinating, so much I didn't ever know about her.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Paddy Blackard left a message on April 24, 2012:
I know what it feels like to lose someone you love. May peace find a space in the hearts of each that loved Pat. My thoughts are with you. Paddy
Cathie Beck left a message on April 24, 2012:
That's the truest obit I've ever read. ... I took my undergrad from LA Tech and wrote briefly for the Monroe paper ... Could it be I never met Pat? Www.cathiebeck.com
Al Maginnes left a message on April 24, 2012:
Many memories of Pat from the Kimpel Hall days. I remember what a Razorbacks fan she was. May the four winds take her safely home.
MARJORIE FRONCKEL left a message on April 24, 2012:
fOR MY SISTER PAT...I WILL MISS YOU. MARGE
Todd Lacey left a message on April 24, 2012:
My thoughts and prayers are with you, Elisabeth.
Chris Frostenson left a message on April 24, 2012:
Elisabeth, We are so sorry to learn of Pat's passing. I fondly recall the times spent working with her at Window's, I loved her wit and the banter between us. And I'll never forget the time you were heading to a conference and your car broke down. I thought Pat was going to have a heart attack! She was so worried about you we had all we could do to try and calm her. She loved you so. You were so lucky to have her in your life. We all were. Today is Pat Grant Day in Fortuna, CA--I'm wearing jeans, a t-shirt and sneakers in her honor! Chris, Roy and Sarah Frostenson
Shirley Posey left a message on April 22, 2012:
What a remarkable lady! I miss the wonderful conversations we were fortunate to have...she once said to me about the patrons of Windows, "Everyone has a story". She valued each story, made each storyteller feel important, and continued sharing one of her greatest gifts...her love of reading and the knowledge it brings. Thank you, Pat. Your story was amazing!
Cathy Dale left a message on April 21, 2012:
Surely this wonderful brightness on earth now shines with the stars in the heavens. God's love, peace, and comfort, Cathy
Dianne Green left a message on April 19, 2012:
I am sorry to read of Ms Pat's passing. She was always friendly & helpful anytime we spoke on the phone. Just want you to know that she touched alot of people in her short life & we are all the better for that!
George Sims left a message on April 19, 2012:
One of the things I miss most about Louisiana is visiting "Windows" and seeing Pat and Elizabeth. She will be missed.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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