Patricia Johnson

Patricia Ann Johnson, 76, of Onamia, passed away July 29, 2018, at Lakeside Assisted Living in Onamia.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Sat., August 4 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Motley. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church.

Arrangements are by Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.

Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m., Sat., August 4 at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wahkon, MN.

Patricia was born July 19, 1942, in Brainerd, to Roy and DeLores (Brown) Larson. She was raised and educated in Motley and graduated from Motley High School before continuing her education and becoming a licensed cosmetologist. During the 1970s, she owned and operated Patsy’s Magic Mirror in Isle. Later, she shared her talents by teaching at Lakes and Pines Vocational School, Maxim’s and St. Cloud Beauty School. Patricia loved music and was a gifted singer and songwriter which led her to enjoy her time as a radio announcer at WJJY. She organized talent shows and beauty contests. She was an avid collector of rocks, Native American art and loved to fish.

Patsy is survived by three sons, Anthony (LeeAnn Mundell) Larson, of Pahrump, NV, Joseph Schweich and Russel Schweich, both of Isle and one daughter, Jamie (Bryan) Williams, of St. Pau; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Zabrowski, of Hopkins, Sandy (Gary) Winkle, of Ham Lake, Daryl Larson, of Motley and Dee Larson, of Motley; Beverly Hahn, Barbara Dahl, Bonnie (Wayne) Witkop and Jerry Pribbenow. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark; one brother, Ronald Larson and two sisters, Sharon Huffman and Barbara Cline.  

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