Obituary: Patricia Jane (German) Lien(1960-2007)

June 06, 2007 12:00 am
Lien (Submitted Photo).
Lien (Submitted Photo).

Patricia Jane (German) Lien died in Klamath, May 31, 2007. She was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Dec. 31, 1960, to Wesley and Ruth German. She moved to Klamath with her parents in 1961 and resided there the rest of her life.

Patricia graduated from Margaret Keating School in 1974 and went on to Del Norte High School. In 1980 she married John Ashford Lien and had their daughter, Ginger Kay in 1981. She graduated from The College of the Redwoods in 1990. She worked for the Redwood National Park for the past 20 years.

Patricia is survived by her husband, John Lien; her daughter, Ginger Kay Lien; her sister, Diane DePew; her brother, Michael German; nieces Jessie DePew, Nikki German, Mandi German, Jennifer German, Isabel Beall, Fawn Beall and Marisa Gertz; and her nephews Chris German, Joshua DePew and Jason Keefer.

She is also survived by sisters-in-law Ann German, Rosa German, Eleanor Beall, Jessica Cruz, Louyane Gertz; brothers-in-law Paul Beall and David Gertz; and mother-in-law Margaret Beall.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Rick.

The family prefers that contributions be made to St. Jude's Memorial Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105

Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Yurok Tribal Building in Klamath.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.