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A. Patricia Howie, 81

Alice Patricia Anne Howie, 81, of Bentonville, Ark., died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at her home.

She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, to Robert and Alma Sweet Steepe.

Patricia married Donald Howie on July 21, 1951. They were long-time residents of River Falls, before Patricia and Donald moved to Bentonville in 1987.

A very active woman was she .... golf, pool, bowling, and bridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald Howie; and her brother, Jack Steepe.

She is survived by two sons: Brian (Luann) of Eau Claire, and Paul of Bentonville, Ark.; one daughter, Donna (Tom) Larsen of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Don (Betty) Steepe of Pointe, Mich.; five grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

No services are planned.