Robbins, Patricia "Trisha" Bach Age 74, of Minnetonka, died July 2, 2021. She was a graduate of St. Louis Park High School and had a BS degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was a captain and a nurse in the U.S. Army, stationed in Heidelberg, Germany, where she cared for soldiers during the Vietnam war. Following her service as a nurse in the U.S. Army, she had a 39-year career in nursing, at Lutheran Deaconess, Ramsey County Medical Center, Eitel and Abbott-Northwestern hospitals in the Twin Cities. Her hobbies included knitting and sewing. She began working as a costumer during high school plays. She also volunteered at Methodist Hospital, giving hand massages to cancer patients who were undergoing chemotherapy. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Minneapolis (1990-2011), and from 2011 to the present at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edina. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Hilma Bach. She is survived by her husband, James; brothers, Richard (Marilyn) Bach and Jim (Rev. Gail) Bach; niece Kaitlin and nephews Adam, Jeffrey and Michael. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 16, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 500 Blake Road S., Edina. Burial at Ft. Snelling at a later date. Memorials may be given to Minnesota Vietnam Veterans, 2674 Mackubin St., St. Paul, MN 55113, with a notation that the monetary donation is in honor of Patricia Robbins. Strobeck Johnson 952-938-9020

Published on July 11, 2021

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