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Patricia Genevieve
Switzer (Misialek)

October 9, 1939 – January 21, 2019

Patricia Switzer
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Obituary for Patricia Genevieve Switzer (Misialek)

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Patricia Switzer, age 79, White Bear Lake, Minnesota passed away on Monday January 21, 2019, at her daughter Beth’s home in Dakota, Minnesota after losing her struggle with Alzheimer’s.

Pat was born 9 October 1939 in Grafton, North Dakota. Daughter to Edward Misialek and Margaret (Gen) O’Sullivan. She grew up and attended school in Crystal, Niche and Grafton, North Dakota.

Pat was united in marriage to Clinton Switzer on 30 July 1955 in Grafton, ND and were together for forty-five blissful years. They lived in Fargo, ND and Rockford, IL before moving to White Bear Lake in 1959. Wintered in Arizona 1996 to1998.

Pat worked for many years as a waitress at the Venetian Inn, took business classes in the late 1970’s, then worked for Harvest States until her retirement in 1994.

Pat is survived by four children, Debra and Steven Dirks, Mark and Theresa Switzer, Elizabeth and Jeff Erickson, Douglas and Nami Switzer; thirteen grandchildren, David Hagel, Daniel Erickson, Michael Vail, Katy (Erickson) Burke, Jeremy Switzer, Mina Switzer-Yang, Nicki (Davis) Wollak, Craig Switzer, Clinton Switzer, Brianna (Davis) Marcott, Jaqi (Erickson) Montesano, Jeffrey Switzer, Rebecca Erickson; seventeen great-grandchildren, Jessica Burke, Kevin Burke, Elizabeth Brown, Carson Switzer, Shaina Yang, Micah Vail, Mason Vail, Tia Switzer, Cody Burke, Natalie Erickson, Abigail Erickson, Giovanna Montesano, Ethan Yang, Vienna Yang, Joscelyn Erickson, Frederick Marcott, Orazio Montesano; and two sisters, Margaret Langowski and Kay Syvertson.

She was preceded in death by her parents Edward Misialek and Margaret (Gen) O’Sullivan; husband Clinton Switzer; son Thomas; sister MaryEllen; and brother James.

Memorial donations can be sent in her name to Fiona’s Hope; www.fionashope.org

25 rooms have been reserved at the Country Inn & Suites in Vadnais Heights, MN for the night of 3 Feb (rooms are also available nights prior and after). Group name is Switzer. 651-483-1625

First Visitation

When Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Mueller Memorial of White Bear Lake
Address
4738 Bald Eagle Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Additional Information

Second Visitation

When Monday, February 4th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church
Address
4741 Bald Eagle Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3199
Additional Information

Mass of Christian Burial Information

When
Monday, February 4th, 2019 11:00am
Officiating
Fr. Tom Fitzgerald
Location
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church
Address
4741 Bald Eagle Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3199

Interment Information

When
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 9:30am
Location
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Address
7601 34th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55450
Interment Extra Info
Please line up in Lane #6 by 9:25AM

Reception Information

Location
Mueller Memorial of White Bear Lake
Address
4738 Bald Eagle Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110