Patricia R. Walker


Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. Jan. 27 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Patricia “Pat” Walker, age 75, who passed away Jan. 23, 2022, at her residence. The Rev. Thomas Knoblach officiated and entombment was at Hilltop Mausoleum in Sauk Rapids. Visitation was Thursday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Pat was born July 9, 1946, in Little Falls to Andrew and Stella (Dingmann) Brinkman. She graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School in 1964, and from beauty school and St. Cloud Business College. Pat married Ed Walker April 20, 1974, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. She was a homemaker and also worked as a cashier at Coborn’s and a supervisor at Aria. Pat was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was an AV Operator and published the Centennial Cookbook. She also did fundraising for the Knights of Columbus brat sales. She enjoyed collecting dolls, crafts and music. Pat was kind, generous, caring and had a big heart. She had a great laugh, was a gentle spirit and never complained about her health.  

Survivors include her husband, Ed of Sartell; sisters, Janet (John) Kremer of Thief River Falls and Renee (Tom) Omann of Rice; and many nieces and nephews. Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

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