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     Patricia Ann Marti, age 63, of Lamar, passed away January 14, 2011 at Barton County Memorial Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.

      Pat was born April 28, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY to Edward and Betty (Adams) Cosgrove.  After graduating from St. Theresa’s Academy in Kansas City, Pat earned an associates degree from Crowder College.  She had worked as a payroll clerk for O'Sullivan Industries in Lamar for 29 years, retiring when the plant closed in 2007.  Pat was a member of Oakton United Methodist Church and she was also a member of Lamar Country Club where she enjoyed playing golf. Pat was looking forward to the celebration of the birth of twin grandsons in February.

     On May 10, 2003, at Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Pat married Ken Marti, and he resides at the home.  Also surviving are two sons, Michael and Jim Haigney,  both of Kansas City, Missouri; Steve and wife Brenda Cosgrove, Sweet Springs, Missouri; a brother, Hoyt and wife Kelly Reed, St. Louis, Missouri; two step-daughters, Kenya and husband Josh Addington, Oronogo, Missouri, and Jennifer Marti and Chris Dixon, Lamar; mother-in-law Arlene Marti of Lamar; brother-in-law, Wayne Marti and Debbie of Carthage; two sister-in-laws, Lu Fanning and Connie and Jerald Lehman of Lamar; five grandchildren, Ryan and Courtney Haigney, Kyran and Kyler Addington and Chrislyn Dixon; two step-grandchildren, Sheldon Haigney and Kameron Haigney; Nephews, Jack, Collin, Andrew and Daniel Reed, Nieces, Keely Jameson, Katie Williams and Kelsey Cosgrove.  

      Pat was preceded in death by her father, Ed Cosgrove; her mother Betty Cosgrove Reed; and her step-father, Tony Reed.

      Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday January 18, 2011 at Daniel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Monday. Burial will be at Lake Cemetery.

      Memorial contributions are suggested to Ground Angels, Houston, TX in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

 

  

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#9 brooklyn ny 11215tom byrnes 2012-09-13 05:42
Pat was a wonderful woman with a beautiful spirit. We had lost touch over the years. May she be resting in peace.
#8 Joplin, MOMartha Bailey 2011-01-18 08:53
Saddened by the news, but knowing she is in a beautiful place. Remembering my Big O days, she always had a smile and spoke kind soft words to everyone. Her laugh was contagious...
#7 Lamar, MOJill &Dan Peters 2011-01-17 08:52
We are saddened by the news of Pat's passing. She fought with courage and grace. We shall miss her as we know you will. She created many good memories for everyone who knew her. You will be in our prayers in the weeks and months to come.

Jill & Dan Peters.
#6 Belton, MODale & Kyla Marshall 2011-01-16 17:46
We love you Uncle Ken. Our hearts & prayers are with you all. She was such a beautiful and inspirational woman - we will miss her smile.
#5 Lamar, Mo.Everett and Betty Harris 2011-01-16 09:20
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Tony and Betty were good friends with my mother Ruby Young. God bless you.
#4 LamarLinda Hasson 2011-01-15 20:11
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Pat's family. She always wore the most beautiful smile and always had a kind word for everyone. She will be deeply missed.
#3 Lamar, MODenzil Divine 2011-01-15 19:39
Pat was a sweet lady, was always very cheerful and pleasant to visit with and always a smile for everyone. She was a couragous lady and will be greatly missed. May God be with Ken and the family and give them comfort and strength.
#2 Lamar, MODenzil Divine 2011-01-15 19:34
Pat will greatly missed, she was a sweet lady and was nice to visit with and always a cheery smile. May God be with Ken and her family and give them comfort at this time.
#1 Lamar, MoDenzil Divine 2011-01-15 13:01
To Ken and Family,
Pat will be truly missed, she was a great lady and always had a smile and was pleasant to visit with. Jimmy and my son Anthony were friends in school and I pray that God will comfort you all in this time of sorrow.

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