Pamela Liester, 65 of rural Battle Lake died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.
Funeral Services were held on Friday, October 19, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Battle Lake, officiated by Father LeRoy Schick. Burial was at
Pelican Lake Cemetery in Ashby.
Pamela Gayle Liester was born on October 22, 1946 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota the daughter of Martin and Elaine (Nelson) Eitreim. She attended school in Garretson, South Dakota graduating from the Garretson High School in 1964. She continued her education with the Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in English.
Pamela and Bill Liester were married on June 8, 1968 in the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Garretson. They lived in Granite Falls where Pam taught English at Granite Falls High School for 21 years. She then taught at Minnesota West Technical College, and after retirement worked as a special education paraprofessional in the Ashby School district. Pam and Bill retired to their Eagle Lake home in 2000. She belonged to the Battle Lake Homemakers Club, and was involved with book clubs in Battle Lake and Ashby. Pam enjoyed sporting events, fishing, baking, and gardening. She loved spending time with family and friends.
Pam is survived by her husband, Bill; two daughters, Susan (Chad) Kubat of Woodbury and Stephanie (DeMille Jackson) Liester of Las Vegas, NV; one son, Tom (Naomi) Liester of Stillwater; six grandchildren, Lauren, Kyle, Owen, Noah, Max and Christopher; one sister, Dianne (Jim) Burma of Sioux Falls, SD; two brothers, David (Nelda) Eitreim of Garretson and Keith (Susan) Eitreim of Jasper; and by numerous relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Elaine Eitreim.
Arrangements were with Glende-Nilson of Ashby. Condolences: www.Glende Nilson.com