Wednesday, March 29, 2017
PATRICIA A. HAJDZIONA
Patricia was born March 3, 1940 in Bloomer ,WI to Palmer and Miannetta (Wiggins) Olson. She married Eugene Hajdziona in Gogebic, MI in July of 1974. Eugene precedes her in death.
Pat is survived by her Children: Jean (John) Sneider of Salem, Judy (Dan) Schultz of Columbus, 6 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, Siblings: Jo (Jerry) Poncek of Medford, Barb Olson of Medford, Elmer Olson of Medford, Jerry Olson of Mankato, MN, Delmar Olson of Coos Bay, OR, and Palmer Olson, Jr. of Indianapolis, IN.
She is further preceded by her Parents, Brother Melvin Olson, Infant Brother Robert Olson, and Sister Mary White.
Pat’s family moved to Kenosha in 1942, and then to Chelsea in 1946. She attended Westboro High School, and then went on to help run the family farm. She then moved to Virginia in 1961, then Texas in 1963, and then to Waukesha, WI where she worked at Automatic Electric as a wire relay assembler. She then moved to Hazelhurst where she was employed as a coil winder for 2 years at Electromel. In 1973, she moved back to Waukesha and worked for several years as an oil filler. She then went on to own and operate her own upholstery shop in Stone Bank. In 1986 they moved to the Rib Lake area and worked for Phillips Plastics for 7 years, and Great Northern Cabinetry for 2 ½ years. She then worked at Rib Lake Health Center for 8 years as a cook, and retired from there in 2003. She then went on to tend bar and cook at the Frosted Mug from 2003 – 2007.
Pat had a passion for horses and always dreamed of owning her own ranch one day. She loved to play softball, darts and pool. She was a veracious reader and an excellent singer. She enjoyed crocheting, especially making sweaters and blankets.
A memorial visitation will be held from 5 PM until 6:30 PM, Monday, April 3, 2017 at Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake Chapel. A time of remembrance and story sharing will take place at 6:30. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorial donations in honor of Pat can be given to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralhome.com