December 27, 1953 - September 2, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rice for Patricia A. Anderson, age 61, who passed away Wednesday at her home. Rev. Thomas Becker will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Saturday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Patricia was born Dec. 27, 1953 in Sauk Centre to John & Agnes (Barcklay) Claude. She married Einar Anderson on Dec. 16, 1972. She lived in the Rice area most of her life and worked at the St. Cloud Hospital for over 30 years. Patricia volunteered with many HELPS International trips to Guatemala. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, softball, camping, cards, traveling, watching the Twins and Vikings, and going to the casino. Above all, Patricia loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Einar of Rice; children, Stacie (Jack) Rau of Rice, Kimberly (Steve) Seitz of Nowthen, Betsie (Kevin) Lenzen of St. Cloud, Julie (Marc) Mrozek of Sauk Rapids, Richard (Tina) Anderson of Rice, and Katie Anderson of Sauk Rapids; sisters and brother, Sue Colgrove of Foley, Diane (Greg) Duchene of Sauk Centre, John “Fred” (Linda) Claude of St. Cloud and Catherine Claude of St. Cloud; brother-in-law, Kenny Inderrieden of Rice; and 16 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Edwin “Eddie”; sister, Carole Inderrieden; brother, Carl Claude; niece, Katie Inderrieden; and nephews, Jeremy Claude and Patrick Duchene.

Memorials are preferred to ALS Association of MN, ND, SD Chapter.