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Patricia Jeanette Knop

Patricia Jeanette Knop, age 50, of Cottage Grove, died Saturday morning, Dec. 1, 2007, at her home.

She was born in Watertown Nov. 13, 1957. Patricia was raised in Delano and graduated from Delano High School in 1976.

On July 28, 1979, she married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Terry James Knop at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Delano.

Patricia worked as a gate agent for Mesaba Airlines since 2002. She will be remembered as a devoted mother who was very supportive of her children.

She was very involved in the community and taught Sunday school at All Saints and St. Luke’s Lutheran churches in Cottage Grove. She enjoyed crafts and home decorating.

Patricia is survived by husband and best friend, Terry; children Kortney and Kyle, both of Cottage Grove; father Eugene (Myra) of Delano; sisters Linda (Gary) Danielson of Delano, Pam Gannis of Golden Valley, Kim (Chris) Capaul of Mayer, and Tammie (Rick) Trevena of Eden Prairie; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Janice.

Funeral service took place Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove, preceded by visitation for one hour prior to the service.

Visitation also took place Monday, Dec. 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Kok Funeral Home in Cottage Grove.