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Patricia F. Wickler -- Blooming Prairie

December 12, 2017 GMT

Patricia F. Wickler, age 86, of Blooming Prairie, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie.

Patricia was born April 18, 1931, in Blooming Prairie, to Grover and Sara (Shope) Rysavy. She graduated with the Class of 1949 from Blooming Prairie High School and went on to attend secretarial school in the Twin Cities. Over her career as a secretary, Patricia worked for various organizations including Hormel Foods, First National Bank, Cram Insurance Agency, and Walmart in Owatonna. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers, and loved living on the farm. She treasured time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Patricia is survived by her daughters, Laurie Wickler of Plymouth, Minn., and Vickie (Dwight) Smith of Austin; four grandchildren, Daryl, Beth, Patricia and Elizabeth; and six great-grandchildren; her brother, Richard Rysavy of Bullhead City, Nev.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Prairie Manor Care Center Chapel in Blooming Prairie. No visitation is scheduled. You may greet the family at the Servicemen’s Club in Blooming Prairie after the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Wickler Family. Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.