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Written by TRF Times   
 Minnetonka - Patricia (Patsy) Johnson, 72, formerly of Newfolden, died on January 22, after a long battle with colon cancer.
 Interment services were held at Lake Wood Cemetery in Minneapolis.
 Patricia Dyrud was born in Newfolden to John and Ruby (Dean) Dyrud. She was raised there and graduated from Newfolden High School in 1950.
 She was united in marriage to Wallace Johnson about 50 years ago. They last visited Newfolden last July at the town’s centennial celebration.
 Patsy was a graduate also of the College of St. Catherine and active in AAUW and the Minnesota Quilters, Lacing Society and Needlework Guild of Minnesota.
 She is survived by her husband, daughters, Kristi (John) Tessmer, and Laurie (Dan) Ring; and sons, Neal (Kathy) and Eric (Elaine); 10 grandchildren; sisters, Beulah and Betty; and one brother, John.