Tollefson, Patricia "Pat" (Thompson) 84, of Blairsville, GA and Carrabelle, FL, passed away October 30, 2020 after a brief illness. Pat grew up in Minneapolis and previously lived in Prior Lake and Burnsville. Preceded in death by parents Gladys and Telford Thompson, favorite aunt and uncle Gail and Ray Crawford, and older brothers Chuck and Telly. Survived by Stephen Gross, Marshall Tollefson, many other friends, cousins, and nieces and nephews. Pat was a fervent animal lover, accomplished horsewoman, and long-time volunteer at the Minnesota Zoo. She also raised award winning Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs. Donations in Pat's name to Florida Wild Mammal Association, Crawfordville, FL ( appreciated. Cochran Funeral Home, Blairsville, GA is assisting with arrangements. No service at this time; a memorial will be held next summer in Minnesota.

Published on November 8, 2020

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