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Patricia Sumstad, 85, of Colfax, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 10, 2014, at her home in Colfax.

Pat was born on February 11, 1929 in Cooks Valley to Gilbert and Leona (Meinen) Prince. She attended and graduated from Colfax High School with the Class of 1946. On November 12, 1955, Pat was united in married Arnold Sumstad at St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley.

She was employed at Bronken Insurance office and retired from People’s State Bank in Colfax in1991. Pat enjoyed golfing, playing cards with friends and watching all the sporting events at Colfax High School.

Pat is survived by her son, James Sumstad of Watertown, MN; two brothers, Clyde Prince of Colfax, and Rollie Prince of Bloomer; one sister, Jackie Oldenberg of Bloomer; and also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 45 years, Arnold; two brothers, Dennis and Tom Prince.

Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Sampson Funeral Home, 1022 Railroad Ave. in Colfax, with Fr. Victor Inbaraj officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Sampson Funeral Home, with a rosary vigil beginning at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the Mass on Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in the Village of Colfax.

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Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax is assisting the family with arrangements.