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Patricia A Ochs

Patricia A Ochs

Patricia Ann Brigid (O'Callaghan) Ochs of Minnetonka MN, was born in Redwood Falls MN, February 8, 1927, and grew up on the O'Callaghan farm in Sundown Township near Springfield MN. She was the first child of Patrick Henry (Harry) O'Callaghan and Eva Lucy (Ryan) O'Callaghan.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert W. Ochs and is survived by her three sons, Michael Ochs (wife Diane) of Albuquerque, NM, William Ochs (wife Kathy) of Phoenix, AZ, Casey Ochs (wife Martha) of Eden Prairie, MN; brothers Sean O'Callaghan of San Jose, CA, Dick O'Callaghan of Springfield, MN; and her five grand children, Mike Ochs, Mary Ochs, Ed Ochs, John Ochs, and David Ochs.

She graduated from Mankato State Teacher's College, and after teaching in Clements MN she married on August 21, 1948.

Her accomplishments include: Owner of the "Berry Patch Store" in Hudson, WI and member of City Council in Hudson, WI.

A fascinating and deeply intelligent woman, as all who knew her would attest, Pat drew many people to herself with her strong character, artistic sensibility, concern for others, and love of God.

Pat bequeathed her remains to the University of Minnesota Medical School. Details of funeral and memorial arrangements will be forthcoming.

In lieu of flowers or cards we would request that a tax deductible charitable donation be made in memory of Patricia Ochs to one of the following organizations:

Carmelite Nuns, Carmel of the Sacred Heart, 430 Laurel Ave. Hudson WI 54016-1688 or,

Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave No. St Paul MN 55104