Patricia Ann Knutson, age 69 of LaFarge, died Monday, October 10, 2016 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 29, 1947 in Richland County, Wisconsin to Orley and Beulah (Bauman) Chadwick. Pat attended school in Viola, Wisconsin and then Flowing Wells High School in Tucson, AZ. On August 22, 1998 she married Gary Knutson, and together they enjoyed flea markets and rummage sales. After 20 years working at the Viking Inn she retired and joined Gary in over-the-road trucking and loved travel. Pat was proud of her grandchildren and attended many of their activities.

In addition to her husband, Gary, she is survived by two daughters: Kimberly (Thomas) Gibson of Killeen, TX and Angela (Patrick) McCluskey of Elroy, Wi; three step-children: Colleen Knutson, Casey Knutson, and Seth Knutson; grandchildren: Matthew Blaha, Marcus (Kelsey) Blaha, Mason McCluskey, Madden McCluskey, Michael Gibson, Mariya (Treven) Weiser, Jaggar Gibson, Breanna Molina, and Andrew Molina; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren on the way; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Mitchell Chadwick; and her son, Raymond Molina on May 10, 2010

Services will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at LaFarge Free Methodist Church. Pastor Mark Phillips will officiate with burial in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held at church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Online condolences may be offered at

Blessed be our memory of Patricia Ann Knutson.

The Vosseteig Funeral Homes of Westby and Viroqua serving the family.