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Jacqueline “Jackie” R. (Gendreau) Patton, age 69 of North Branch died peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2018 at home, with her faithful husband by her side, from complications of diabetes and several strokes.
Jackie was born on June 5, 1948 in Minneapolis to parents, Philip and Elizabeth (Schieber) Gendreau. She met and married Albert Patton on July 5, 1980 at the North Branch United Methodist Church. Jackie owned and operated her own cleaning business for several years before she started doing porcelain work and later china painting. In recent years she worked at the North Branch Casey’s. She loved flowers and gardening and spending time with Albert and her family.
Jackie is survived by her loving husband Albert; son, Matthew (Melissa) Patton of Eau Claire, WI; three grandsons Michael, Malachi and Micah; her four sisters, Jeanie Podzimek of Phoenix, AZ, Judy Vermeulen of Eden Prairie, June (Lenard) Gebhart of North Branch and Janet (Randy Geisler) Gendreau of Richfield as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Philip and Elizabeth Gendreau and her two brothers, Art and Jim Gendreau.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 at the North Branch American Legion Post #85 (6439 Elm St.) in North Branch.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Croix Hospice 6041 Main St., Suite F, North Branch, MN 55056
Arrangements are under the direction and care of Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grandstrandfh.com