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Patricia A. Odegard -- Rochester

December 26, 2018

Patricia A. Walker Odegard, 93, of Rochester, passed away on Dec. 20, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester — Saint Marys Campus.

Patricia was born in Stephen, Minn., on Nov. 17, 1925, to John R. and Marjorie Whalen Walker and graduated from Stephen High School in 1943.

She was married to Everett E. “Ode” Odegard in 1949, in Red Wing, and was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Pine Island, and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Kasson. Pat worked as a school secretary for 30 years in Stephen, Pine Island and Kasson-Mantorville. Her husband was a district manager for Excel Energy Co. and preceded her in death in 2004.

She is survived by a son, Richard (Kae), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and a nephew.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 101 First St. NE, Kasson, with Fr. James Zotalis and Deacon Richard Studley officiating. Patricia’s body has been donated to the Mayo Medical School.

No flowers are requested. Memorials are preferred to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Kasson, First Presbyterian Church in Oronoco, the Mayo Foundation for Medical Research, Madonna Towers or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Services — Kasson, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.dibblefuneralhome.com.

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