Patricia R. Rootes

Patricia R. Rootes passed away at Fairview Range Hospital in Hibbing on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

Patricia was born on March 17, 1931, to John and Mary (Oswald) Rotar. She was united in marriage to Raymond A. Rootes on May 20, 1950. They made their home in Hibbing where they raised their six children. Patricia was a caring, loving and nurturing lady. She worked for the old Hibbing Electronics before retiring in 1991.

Patricia is survived by her children, Rose (Mike) Javorina, Janet Rootes, Patrick Rootes and Ida Meyer; daughter-in-law, Sandra Rootes; eight grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a special companion Robert Valley.

Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond in 1991; sons, Joseph in 2005 and Allen in 2017; and her parents; and siblings.

At Patricia’s request there will be no services.

Inurnment will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

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