Patsy J. Kropuenske, age 66 of Otsego; loving wife, caring mother and devoted grandmother went to meet her Lord and Savior on November 1st, 2013.
Patsy is survived by her best friend and loving husband Duane; daughters, Nichole and Mark Tilc, Julie and Jeff Knollenberg and son, Jay and Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske.
Grandchildren, Sam and Claire Beyer-Kropuenske, Zachary, Benjamin and Emily Knollenberg, Christopher and Veronica Tilc and Mother-in-law Thelma Kropuenske.
Also survived by, brothers, Larry (Jane) Fullerton, Robert Fullerton, Ronald (Marilyn) Fullerton; sisters, Geraldine (Herb) Gewerth, Joan (Bob) Norton, Kathleen (Ray) Burczyk, Bonnie Felvy, Sheila Shafer; brother-in-law, Wayne Kropuenske, special friend Marcy VanValkenberg, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Patsy was a devoted loving grandmother. During her career in the mortgage industry she was active in the local Chamber of Commerce and in 2006 the Minnesota Finance and Commerce Magazine named Patsy one of the top ten Financial Women. She was very active in the work of the Rivers of Hope working against domestic abuse.
Memorial service 11 a.m. Sat. Nov. 9, 2013, at Central Lutheran Church 1103 School St. NW Elk River. Friends may gather 2 hours prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment private Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Rivers of Hope. More info at www.daresfuneralhome.com