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Obituary: Anselm LaPat

September 22, 1942 – October 18, 2023

Anselm LaPatAnselm “Pat” LaPat, age 81, of Darien, IL, formerly of South Holland, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Beloved husband of Carolyn LaPat, nee Wheeler. Devoted father of Rosemary (Bob) Fier, Robert (Kimberly) LaPat, and Jim (Misty) LaPat. Proud grandfather of Matthew (Ashley), Ariel, Ian, Nathan, and Aiden. Great-grandfather of Shane, Olivia, and Charlie. Dear brother of the late Bernard LaPat. Preceded in death by his parents Jerome and Leona LaPat. Anselm was a United States Navy Veteran. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Private gravesite services will be held at Assumption Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000.

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