|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1936|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 2004|
Patricia 'Pat' Eileen Matten, 68, of Wrenshall, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004 in the Hospice Unit at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 16, 1936 in Cloquet to Walter and Violet (Schilling) Kelley and graduated from Cloquet High School.
She was united in marriage to James Matten in Carlton on Dec. 4, 1954. Pat was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wrenshall. The most important thing in Pat's life was her family. She enjoyed going to auctions, especially Julie and Bones Auctions in Cloquet; going to the Midwest Country Music in Sandstone; collecting chickens; NASCAR Racing; watching the Minnesota Vikings; and traveling.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Matten; two brothers, Robert and Daniel Kelley, and one sister, Georgia White.
She is survived by her son, Jon (Laurie Skoglund) Matten of Wrenshall; a daughter, Patty (Jack) Eudy of Wrenshall; one brother, William 'Bill' (Donna) Kelley of Wrenshall; one sister, Kathy (Dick) Parteka of Carlton; five grandchildren, Jason (Jennifer) Eudy, Jordan Eudy, Megan Eudy, Mindy Matten and Tonya Matten; a very special friend, Clare 'Swede' Stromlund of Cloquet; a special friend, Renee Line of Wrenshall; extended family, Kurt, Jennie and Nicholas Stromlund, Chris Olafson, Andrea, Amber, Jonathan and Aimee Pugsley; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Hospice Unit at SMDC for the special care given to Pat. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a medical fund for Jordan Eudy.
VISITATION:6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2004 at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004 from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service also at Nelson Funeral Care. Interment services will be at Silverbrook Cemetery in Wrenshall. A luncheon reception will follow at the First Presbyterian Church in Wrenshall. Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet.
Duluth News Tribune
August 26 2004
James Allen Matten (1935 - 2001)*
Parents of Patty Jo and Jon
Grandparents of Jason, Mindy, Jordan, Megan and Tonya
Silver Brook Township Cemetery
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