Range Funeral Homes


Patricia Jo Baumchen

01/22/1956 - 05/30/20

Patricia Jo Baumchen, 64, of Hibbing, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at her residence. No services are planned. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.

Patricia was born January 22, 1956 to Roy and Joanne (Jytyla) Nygard in Virginia. She worked 30+ years at the front desk at Fairview Mesaba Clinic where she loved seeing the patients every day and they enjoyed her.

She enjoyed cooking for her neighbors, family gatherings, and especially her son, Tim.

Patricia is survived by her son, Tim Wollin of Chisholm; brother, Tom Nygard of Hibbing; sister, Barb (Scott) Thompson of Farmington; and several nieces and nephews.

Patricia was preceded in death by her companion, Richard Gunderson; parents, Roy and Joanne Nygard; and her husband, Clarence Wollin.

13 thoughts on “Patricia Jo Baumchen”

  1. Gretchen Mayer says:

    She was one of nicest receptionists I have ever known. I greatly appreciated her upbeat attitude and caring. I will miss her. Hugs and prayers to her family during this difficult time.

  2. Her warm smile and kindness will truly be missed. going to the clinic will be different now.
    She was a special lady. Rest in peace Patti.

  3. Sandi Brusacoram says:

    Tim, I am so sorry about the loss of your Mom. Such a special, kind hearted woman, with a smile that made the angels happy. Now, she is in Heaven with them all watching over you. May Patty Rest In Peace, knowing she will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

  4. Cindy Schiller says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Patti. She was a strong, brave and kind person. She will definitely be missed. my thoughts and prayers to your family. RIP Patti.

  5. Amy and Louis says:

    I so enjoyed visiting with Patty, she could be quite the card! Her laugh was contagious and she would always greet you a warm smile. Our deepest sympathies to her son Tim, and to all of those who will struggle with this void she has left behind. Rest in peace Patty, you will be missed.

  6. Lauri Gunderson says:

    She was a very special lady. Always there to help when needed at the Clinic. I will surely miss her there. Rest in peace Patti, One more angle called home. You will be missed by all who knew you. I was able to get to know you quite well. Prayers and love to the family.

  7. DeeDee Gundersen says:

    Tim and family
    I’m so sorry for your loss of Patty.
    Praying for you and your family.

  8. Roberta Middlestead says:

    Rest In Peace Patty you will be missed.

  9. Mary Jo Nickila says:

    Patti was like a cornerstone at the Mesaba Clinic. I’m sure she knew everyone. It was a great pleasure to work with her. Tim- I’m so very sad and feel so sorry for this.

  10. Nancy Reed says:

    Patti, I will miss you at the clinic. Thank you so much for your friendship and wise conversation. RIP

  11. Carol Roberts says:

    Tim & Family, Patti was such a special person. We worked together at the clinic. Her kindness and sincere caring about everyone was shown everyday. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She will be deeply missed. Rest in Peace dear Patti.

  12. Valerie Bielecki says:

    I am so sorry about the loss of this sweet lady. I always enjoyed seeing Patti on my numerous clinic visits throughout the years. She always recognized me and somehow remembered my name. Her smile and concern were most welcome and always appreciated. Patti will definitely be missed by me and by many other patients who were also fortunate to encounter her.

  13. Kristy Dobson says:

    Tim & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. She will be missed by many! Prayers for strength during this difficult time. Rest in peace.

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