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1952 Patricia 2023

Patricia Knaack

February 29, 1952 — March 29, 2023


Patricia Knaack, 71, of Phillips passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at Marshfield Hospital in Park Falls. She was born to Eugene and Shirley (Howard) Dudgeon on February 29, 1952.

She was born in Riverside, CA and moved to Milwaukee when she was a teenager. Graduated from Alverno College with a Bachelors of Nursing Degree. She moved to Price County in 1985 and married Bill, the love of her life, in 1987. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 27 years, mostly in Price County. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Pat loved Sundays and cooking big meals with Bill for their family.  Pat and Bill hosted many family parties.  Pat was famous for her potato salad which was requested for every gathering. Pat loved spending summers at their home on Long Lake and spending winters with Bill in Florida near the beach.

She is survived by her loving husband, Bill; children, Chuck (JuliAnna), Shannon (Patrick Rowe); Willie (Becky), Jodi; 12 grandchildren, Mychael, John, Tyler, Rachel, Bobby, Connor, Lucas, Carly, Teagan, Andrew, Will, Sarah; 2 great-children, Harper and RJ; siblings, Dorene Jones; Gene Dudgeon; and nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lynne Fricke, Brenda Albert and son-in-law John Szwec.

There will be a Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday April 1, 2023, at Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home, 284 Chestnut Street, Phillips, WI 54555. Visitation will start at 12:30 p.m. and continue until the start of service. Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Saturday, April 1, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services - Phillips

284 Chestnut St, Phillips, WI 54555

Visitation will start at 12:30 p.m. and continue until the start of service.

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