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Patricia Ann GilsonMay 28, 1930 ~ March 25, 2017 (age 86)
Patricia Ann Gilson, 86, of Cloquet, MN, died Sunday, March 25, 2017, in Hugo , MN.
Patricia was born May 28, 1930 in Cloquet, MN to William and Hildegard (Beckrich) Meisner. She was raised in Cloquet, and in 1947 married Brian Gilson. The couple remained together for the next 65 years. Pat worked for the school lunch program in the Cloquet school system. She retired in 1987 and with her husband, traveled the southwestern United States in their fifth wheel. Pat enjoyed camping, golfing, and spending time with her family. She especially loved seeing her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy (John) Wolf, of Linwood, MN; son Ted (Sandy) Gilson, of Askov, MN; grandchildren, Jeff, Kelly, Jill, and Mandy; great-grandchildren, Anna, Sam, Gabby, Nick, Maddie, Mason, and Landon; brothers, Bill Meisner, of Cloquet, MN, and Jim (LeeAnn) Meisner, of OR; sisters, Marlene (Dave) Nehring, of AZ, and Nancy (Gerry) Cool, of FL.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Brian; and brothers, Don Meisner and John Meisner.
A gathering of friends and family will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at The Queen of Peace Catholic Church (102 4th St, Cloquet, MN) and continue until a funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Father Justin Fish will officiate and interment will follow in the old Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are being made with Souder-Handevidt Funeral & Cremation Service (www.handevidtfh.com).