Sjoquist, Patricia Mary (nee Cullen)

Sjoquist, Patricia Mary (nee Cullen)

September 26, 1942 – May 5, 2019
Of Minneapolis, age 76, passed away May 5th. Pat grew up on a farm near Comfrey, MN and moved to Minneapolis in the early 60s to attend the University of MN, where she met and married Keith Sjoquist. They have two daughters, Kerstin and Erin, and divorced in 1985. She and her life partner, David Odland, Sr. spent the next 30-plus years together until his passing in January of 2018. Pat was a potter and owned an art gallery before joining the publishing industry. She was an avid gardener and her beautiful yard was recognized with a Blooming Boulevards award. Pat and Dave loved to travel and hosted many wonderful parties. Memorials can be made to the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary. An open house to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 2-6pm. Please contact her family for more information. (Published in the Star Tribune May 9, 2019.)