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Patricia M. O'Brien, 89

Patricia M. O'Brien, age 89, of Hastings, passed away at Regina Transitional Care Unit on Thursday, Oct. 24.

She was born in Hastings on Oct. 25, 1923, to Aloysius and Vernice Stevens. She was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1943 - 1945. Patricia married Emmett O'Brien at St. Boniface Catholic Church on April 30, 1949.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Phyllis, Rita, and Barbara.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Emmett "Benney"; children, Michael J. (Cathy), Mark P. (Mary Jo), Shannon (Greg) Rentz, and Kevin E. (Joanne); grandchildren, Shawn (Tamara), Kelly, Casey, Joseph, Katie, Thomas, and Riley; great-grandchildren, Samantha, and Brianna; sister, Mary Stevens; brother, Jerry Stevens; other relatives; and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Fr. Robert Altier, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Regina Memorial Chapel, 1175 Nininger Rd., Hastings. A visitation will be held one hour prior to mass. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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