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Pagricia W. Waite


Patricia W. Waite of Sun City West, Ariz., died June 4, 2014.

A longtime resident of Cooley Location and Swan Lake, Minn., Patricia had resided in Arizona for the past 29 years. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, avid reader, enthusiastic bridge player and gourmet cook whose holiday meals were epic.

Patricia was an active member of the American Association of University Women and the Tri Delta sorority and a former home economics teacher in Nashwauk. While in Minnesota, she was a member of the Nashwauk and Pengilly Methodist churches.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William; sister Peggy; and her parents, Wilmot and Hazel Walter.

Patricia is survived by her children, Alison Waite of Phoenix, Thomas Waite of Plymouth, Minn., William (Kay) Waite of Chisholm and Warren (Hien) of Coon Rapids, Minn.; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

VISITATION: Noon until the 1 p.m. service Wednesday, June 11, in the Dougherty Funeral Home, Hibbing. The Rev. Dawn Houser will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix.

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