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Patty Lovasas, of Mora, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Eastwood Senior Living in Mora.  She was 84 years old.

PRIVATE FAMILY GRAVESIDE & INTERMENT will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

PUBLIC CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held at a future date.

Patricia Louise Lovaas was called home on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Eastwood Senior Living in Mora, MN. She was 84 years old.

Patty was born in Mora, Minnesota on December 6, 1935 to Roy and Rozinia (Johnson) Haugen. She grew up on the family farm. Patty was especially close to her cousins, Dennis Clayton, Dewy Mattson, Sandra (Mattson) Herr, Rickey Mattson, Nancy (Johnson) Soucy, and Renee, Carol, and Janie Lind. They all spent a lot of time together and made many special memories that will never be forgotten.

Patty attended and graduated from Mora High School in 1953.

She was united in marriage to Vernon W. Lovaas on October 27, 1956 at Hillman Baptist Church and blessed with two children, Keith and Diane. Later the family moved to St. Paul where Patty worked at a local drug store. In 1976, the family moved back to Mora to be closer to their family and church.

Patty was an avid reader and loved playing Scrabble with her mom every Sunday afternoon. Patty was a faithful woman of God and loved her family and grandchildren. Her baking and famous coffee cake and banana bread were family favorites that were enjoyed by all.

Patty is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Rozinia Haugen.

She is survived by her husband Vernon; children, Keith (Karen) Lovaas of Brooklyn Center and Diane (Robert) Odencrans of Mora; grandchildren, Adam (Nicole) Lovaas of Roseville, Kristina (Angel) Sosa of Brooklyn Center, Andrew (Robyn) Odencrans of Mora, Michael (Mandy) Odencrans of Ogilvie; great grandchildren, Oscar Lovaas, Astrid Lovaas, Scarlet Sosa, Spencer Odencrans, Aydan Odencrans, Anabele Odencrans, Cooper Odencrans, Revyn Odencrans, Barrett Odencrans.

3 thoughts on “PATRICIA ‘PATTY’ LOVAAS”

  1. To the BEAUTIFUL FAMILY OF PATTY: I’m so sorry for your loss of your dear precious Patty. She was a sweet soft spoken lady who enjoyed her family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She is at her eternal “HOME”. May God give you His peace and love always! LOVE Gail Howard

  2. Dear Vernon, the Family of Patty Lovaas,
    I am George Holt and I work at the Cambridge Walmart. I have had the privilege of knowing Patty and Vernon as a cashier/employee. Both Vernon and Patty would come through my line at Walmart and I would do whatever I could for them. Most of all, we struck up a friendship with each other. In the 10 years that I have been work at the Cambridge Walmart I feel so blessed to have known both Vernon and Patty. I have them both on my prayer list and pray for them often. When I moved off the register to self-check as a host and I would see Vernon and Patty, I would immediately drop or stop what I was doing to take time for them. She will be missed but I do rejoice that she is in the presence of the Savior in glory. I would like to know where Vernon is and trust that he is doing well. My sympathy and prayers are with him and the family. God’s blessings and comfort be to all.

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