Patricia Marie Ferguson

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Date of Birth:
Tuesday, April 24, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Age:
86 years old

Memorial Mass

Date: Saturday September 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 am

Location: Pax Christi Catholic Church [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Tuesday, April 24, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Age:
86 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Tuesday, April 24, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Age:
86 years old

Patricia Marie Ferguson

Patricia Marie Ferguson passed away from complications from Dementia on Sunday, August 23rd. Pat was 86 years old and preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Lawrence Ferguson.

Patricia Payne was born on April 1934, in Chatfield Minnesota, to Frances and Norman Payne. She attended school in Chatfield, and went on to graduate from the University of Minnesota in 1956, the same year she also married Larry Ferguson. Together, they made a home in Rochester, where they raised a family of 5 children – Timothy (Laura) Ferguson, Katy (Paul) Higby, Jack Ferguson, Jane (Scott) Hallett, and Tom (Jennifer) Ferguson. Pat also had 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors.

Pat was Master Gardener, being a member of the Hosta Society, Rochester Garden Club, and the Minnesota Rose Society. Pat’s gardens welcomed neighbors and friends alike.

Quilting was another passion, having won several awards for her craftmanship. In addition, she was active in as a volunteer at Mayo Clinic and St John’s Church.

The memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday September 12, 2020 at Pax Christi Church in Rochester.

“Old gardeners never die. They just spade away and then throw in the trowel.” – Herbert V. Prochnow

 

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