Patricia Caroline Belle “Patsy” Davisson, age 90 years and 3 months, passed away at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, MN on June 25, 2021.
Patsy, daughter of Edgar and Elizabeth Duncan, was born March 17, 1931 in Cannon Falls. She graduated from Cannon Falls High School in 1949. On February 3, 1951, Patsy married Louis Edmond Davisson at St Ansgar’s Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. Together they raised three sons, Dave, Dyke and Todd.
Patsy worked at Kid Duds as a bow tier and sewer. In 1966, Patsy went to work as a secretary for the Superintendent in the Cannon Falls Area Schools District Office. She worked there for 20 years until 1986. In 1986, Patsy went to work for the Zumbrota/Mazeppa School District Office as a secretary and retired five years later in 1991.
Patsy belonged to the St Ansgar’s Church choir, the Women’s Choir, was an election official, and was a member of the Cannon Falls Golf Club where she won the Women’s Club Championship 3 years among several other trophies. She loved watching her sons play sports, be it football, basketball, track or golf. Patsy also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and needle point, making numerous items for family, friends and seasonal decorations for around the house. Patsy also enjoyed the Saturday morning coffee get togethers with her siblings and their spouses that either took place at her Mom and Dad’s kitchen or in later years at the bakery. A tradition that went on for several years.
Patsy is survived by her son, Dave (Deb) and their sons, Josh (Levana) and great grandchildren, Vince, Bella and Josie, and Jake (Anne) and great grandchildren, Lily and Cora; son, Dyke (Bridgette) and grandchildren, Megan, Josh, Robby and Nathan; son, Todd (Allison) and grandchildren, Alastair and Drysdale; brother, Bruce Duncan (Marg) and sister-in-law, Muriel Duncan (Ward); and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Louie; parents, Ed and Liz Duncan; aunt, Ruth Hultman; brothers, David Duncan and wife Alice, and Ward Duncan; and sister, Jeanne Holien and husband Leroy.
Memorials in Patsy’s name can be sent to ‘Three Links Care Center’, 815 Forest Avenue, Northfield, MN 55057 and/or to ‘Brighton Hospice Care’, 4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 475, St. Louis Park, MN 55416.
Cards can be sent to Dave Davisson, 1100 West Minnesota Street, Cannon Falls, MN 55009. There will be a private ceremony held for Patsy at Lakeside Cemetery in Randolph.