The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 28, 2013

Patricia Annette Wisnewski


— Mankato resident, Patricia Annette Wisnewski, age 68, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Mankato with Rev. Paul Lauer, officiating.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at Woodland Hills Chapel in Mankato and will continue 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

 Patricia was born April 14, 1944, in Springfield, MN to John and Marie (Panitzke) Luckhardt.  She grew up in Springfield and graduated from Mankato High School.  On January 9, 1965, she married George Wisnewski in Mankato. She worked for Blue Earth County Offices and later on Carlson Craft. Patricia loved to read, sew, shopping, going for car rides, holidays, playing piano, crafts, visiting with friends over a cup of coffee and especially spending time with her family.  She was very proud of the fact that all her girls had brown eyes just like hers.  She was a member of the German Club and Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

 She is survived by her husband, George; daughters, Melanie (Cliff) Colby of Mankato, Michele (Kurt) Hoehn of Orange Park, FL, Marissa (fianc, Stephen Scherer) of St. Paul; grandchildren, Andrea, Leona and Ehren Hoehn; brother, Vernon (Gloria) Luckhardt of Bloomington, MN; sister, Ruth (Norman) Prins of North Mankato; cousins, nieces and nephew.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Luckhardt.