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Patricia Wallin, 88

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Patricia Ann Wallin, 88, of Red Wing, died July 24 at the Seminary Home.

Patricia was born Dec. 6, 1924, to Lee and Myrtle (Pearson) Morse, in Pine Island, Minn. The family later moved to Welch where she attended country school. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School. On Feb. 2, 1944, she married Royce Wallin, and the couple made their home in Red Wing. Patricia worked for the Red Wing Shoe Company as a stitcher for 33 years until her retirement in 1987. Royce passed away in 1994.

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She was a longtime member of Cross of Christ Church in Welch. Patricia enjoyed camping, boating, and cooking, as well as socializing with friends and family. She loved music and could play the piano and sing. Her witty sense of humor will be greatly missed.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Shelly (Eric) Ostrem of Coon Valley, Wis., Jeremy (Bridget) Wallin of Stockholm, Wis., and Ryan Wallin of Stockholm; three great-grandchildren, Morgan and Mason Ostrem of Coon Valley and Kayla Wallin of Red Wing; one great-niece, Molly Mickelson of Los Angeles, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Jerry Wallin; sister Leona Ellingson; niece Joan Mickelson; and her beloved Schnauzer, Muffy.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, with Debby Bradley officiating. Burial will be at Burnside Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be left for the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to thank the staff at Seminary Home for the excellent care they provided Patricia over the years.

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