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Patricia Pollack Lonie, 68

Patricia Pollack Lonie "Patsy", age 68, of River Falls, passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009.

She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 24, 1941, daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Zak) Pollack. At the age of 19, Patricia married Charles Lonie on June 10, 1961, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Ashland, Va.

Traveling brought her great pleasure, especially her time in Europe. She enjoyed spending time up north at the cabin and playing cards with her bridge club. She loved museums and studying art history, and was a voracious reader of mystery novels.

Patricia is survived by her husband of 48 years, Charles; two children, Christopher (Christine) Lonie of Naples, Italy, and Jessica (Steven) Mooney of Minneapolis; two grandchildren, Charles and Lily Mooney; four siblings, Carol (Bud) Smith, Kenneth (Peggy) Pollack, Bitsie (Johnny) Leyshon, and Mary Ellen (Ricky) Walters; and further survived by numerous extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ricky.

A memorial service will be 12 noon Monday, Jan. 4, at Cashman-Hill Funeral Home with Father Gerald Harris officiating. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday all at the funeral home.

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Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services of River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.