Patricia Ann Lekander age 81 of Hendersonville TN. passed away on Sunday June 14th 2020. The family will be holding a memorial service for Pat at a later date in time.
Pat Lekander grew up in Moline, IL in a Swedish immigrant family. After marrying John Lekander, a Lutheran pastor, she dedicated much of her time to supporting his ministry at churches in the Chicago suburbs and in Orion, IL. Pat also worked for many years in the Orion School District as an administrative assistant with the dual role of assisting the school nurse and of maintaining school attendance records. In retirement, Pat and John lived for many years in Hendersonville, TN.
She is preceded in death by her parents Garold & Elsa Danielson. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years John Lekander. Daughter Beth Lekander, son Brian & (Tatyana) Lekander. Sister Diane & (Howard) Swayne as well as numerous nieces, nephews & extended family.
Pat will be best remembered as a loving wife and mother who demonstrated kindness and generosity to all. She was beloved for her quiet strength, intuitive understanding, and sympathetic ear. She most enjoyed peaceful activities such as sitting by a lake or visiting with close family or friends.
Memorial contributions for Pat can be made to the following:
St. Timothy Lutheran Church – Music Fund
650 East Main St.
Hendersonville, TN 37075
St. Paul Lutheran Church – Pipe Organ Fund
1001 – 9th St
Orion, IL 61273
Augustana College – Ascension Chapel Renovation Fund
639 – 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201