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Georgina Wagar-Patterson

January 22, 1938 — March 6, 2022

Georgina H. Wagar-Patterson of Duluth, died on March 6, 2022 at the age of 84. She was born on January 22, 1938, to Malferd G. and Hilda J. (Johnson) Tronnes, on Park Point, Duluth where she lived most of her life. She graduated from Central High in 1956. Married Edward B. Wagar, October 18th 1957. Married second husband, Earling R. Patterson, July 14th 2001.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church, FLCW, its Leah & Phoebe Circles, served in several officer positions over the years.

She was a member of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, MN State Chapter, where she served as Chairperson for many years, Board of Director, also past Treasurer. Georgina started the First Myasthenia Gravis Support Group in MN in 1983. She received the first “Northern Star Award” from the MGFA MN State Chapter in 1992, also the same year received the first “Personal Achievement Award” from the Northland chapter of MDA. In 2003 she was presented a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the MGFA National Foundation, for over 20 years of service helping patients, providing them encouragement, literature and hope in living and coping with Myasthenia Gravis. In 2009 she received a second “Personal Achievement Award” by the MDA for 25 years of service. She helped the Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada MG Chapter get started in 1990. Georgina has touched many lives over the years. She served as Treasurer several years for the Woodland Gardens Residents Club, also assisted on their Medical Team.

Georgina retired as a bank auditor from Midland National Bank in Mpls., worked at First American Bank in Duluth, where she worked in various positions. She also worked in the medical field at Lake Haven Nursing home, and for Drs. C. M. Smith and D. L. Maryland.

She enjoyed many hobbies including sewing, knitting, crocheting, also cooking and baking.

Georgina was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Edward and Earling; sisters, Helen and Gloria; brother, Malferd Jr. Survived by step-son, Joel (Katrina) Patterson, their children, Logan, James and Daniel; special children, Tiffany (Ryan) Kuchar, their children, Temperance and Cadence, and Kevin (Misty) Thompson, their children, Lauren and Jackson; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral Service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. Second Street, Duluth with a Visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m. Interment at Park Hill Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, March 13, 2022

3:00 - 4:00pm

Dougherty Funeral Home

600 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805

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Funeral Service

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Starts at 4:00pm

Dougherty Funeral Home

600 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805

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