Patricia J. Ramstad, age 84, of Cambridge and formerly of Zimmerman, died November 7, 2015 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 14th at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Interment will be in Long Lake Community Cemetery.
Patricia Jean Ramstad was born September 5, 1931 in Cokato, Minnesota to George and Gladys (Johnson) Anderson. She was raised and attended school in Drayton, North Dakota. On June 24, 1948 she was united in marriage to Rudolph Ramstad at Teien Lutheran Church in Drayton, North Dakota. They lived in Drayton for two years, then they moved to Mpls, Mn and then to Bloomington, Mn, finally relocating to St. Francis, Mn in 1966 where they lived for 40 years. Patricia also lived in Mora, Mn, Zimmerman, Mn, Riverhills Assisted Living, Cambridge, Mn.
Patricia worked as head cook at Cambridge Memorial Hospital for 27 years, retiring at age 70. She was an excellent cook and was known especially for her “monster cookies”. She was active member of Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti and served as a greeter and helped in the kitchen. Patricia loved rummage sales, clothes shopping, and she enjoyed being a Red Hat Lady and bought many red hats and outfits to match, she was an avid NASCAR fan. Most of all she enjoyed being a Mom and Grandma.
Patricia passed away November 7, 2015 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East at the age of 84 years 2 months and 2 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Rudolph in 2007; three granddaughters, Theresa Peterson and Janet and Jeanne Ramstad; and sister, Sondra Linville.
She will be lovingly remembered by her six children, Georgia (Harvey) Peterson of Mora, Richard Ramstad of Zimmerman, Cheryl (Kirk) Gordon of Stanchfield, Roger Ramstad of Zimmerman, Kristen Ramstad of Zimmerman, and Robert Ramstad of East Bethel; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; and by many other relatives and friends.