Patricia Marie (Brin) Knipp Ficken, 84, Damar, died Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Graham County Hospital, Hill City.

She was born Dec. 21, 1933, in Damar to Oliver Francis and Mary Emma (Morin) Brin.

She married Charles Knipp on Nov. 5, 1951. He preceded her in death Feb. 8, 1978. She later married Warren Ficken in 1995. He preceded her in death Jan. 21, 2018.

Survivors include five sons, Daniel Knipp, Francis Knipp, Doug Knipp, Rodney and Mark Knipp, all of Damar; a daughter, Jeanice Gosselin, Norton; three sisters, Iona Knipp, Hill City, Annette Benoit, Damar, and Sr. Diane Brin, Rome, Ga.; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two grandsons.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at st. Joseph Catholic Church, Damar; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Damar.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Masses or St. Anne’s Sodality in care of the funeral home.

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