Patrice J. McAlpine, Maple Lake


Patrice J. McAlpine, age 63, of Maple Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, February 16, 2015, at Benedictine Health Center in Minneapolis.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale with Fr. Andrew McAlpin and Fr. George Kallumkalkudy as the Celebrants.  Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the church.  Memorials are preferred to the family.  Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.
Patrice Jane McAlpine was born on March 11, 1951, in St. Cloud to James and Pearl (Glaim) McAlpine.  Patty attended Robbinsdale Cooper High School.  She worked for many years at the Annandale Care Center in housekeeping and as a nurse’s aide.  Patty loved Elvis Presley and animals.  She enjoyed baking, cooking and spending time with her family.  Her grandchildren were her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Leslie Becher and her husband, Ronald, of Sauk Rapids; son, Ryan O’Neil and his significant other, Stephanie Hennen, of Clearwater, FL; five grandchildren, Angela, Alisha, Ashlyn, Brady and Hogan; sister, Nancy Tomis, of Long Beach, CA; brothers and their spouses, David and Nancy McAlpin of Chanhassen, Michael and Kathleen McAlpin of Annandale and Timothy and Ginger McAlpin of Marana, AZ; sister-in-law, Marion McAlpin, of Brooklyn Park; significant other, Brian Johnson, of Maple Lake; and many nieces and nephews.  Patty was greeted in heaven by her parents, James and Pearl McAlpine; brother, James R. McAlpine; and brother-in-law, Don Tomis.