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Patricia "Pat" Sandahl

April 18, 1941 — September 16, 2019


Patricia “Pat” Ann (Olson) Sandahl 78, of rural Clitherall, died Monday September 16, 2019 at her home.

Pat was born on April 18, 1941 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Sigrud and Dena (Reule) Olson.  Pat grew up and graduated from high school in Henning, MN.

On December 28, 1962 she married Gene Sandahl, who she met at the Rainbow Pavilion.  They lived in the Clitherall area all of their married life.

Pat was a homemaker who was famous for her chocolate chip cookies, peach pie, fudge, and divinity.  She loved her flower gardens, watching TV, listening to her music and most of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Pat is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gene Sandahl of Clitherall; daughters Danette (David) Brannen,  Daneen Sandahl and son Daniel Sandahl;  grandchildren Chelsea (Aram) Brannen, Stephanie (John) Kroger, Taylor (Adam) Johnson, Hunter (Katey) Brannen and McKenna Brannen; great grandchildren Liam Banaian, Peter Kroger and Lillian Brannen; step sisters Linda (Dennis) Dirkman, Carol (Duane) Hanson; step brother in law Mike Doolittle; sister-in-law Elaine Biederman; “Special Adopted” daughters Shari Gunderson, Wendy Nordahl and Tami Hawkenson and best friend Carol Lukken Boese.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents Sigrud and Dena Olson, brother Wes Olson, sister Deanna Kaye Olson, step father Arvid Tenney and step sister Judi Doolittle.

There will be a visitation from 1:00 to 4 PM on Saturday, September 21st at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Battle Lake.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Glende-Nilson Funeral Chapel (Battle Lake)

102 S Lincoln Ave, Battle Lake, MN 56515

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