Patricia Burke Magnusson, of Williamsburg, died on April 10, 2018, at the age of 82 surrounded by her family.
Patti was born on July 20, 1935, in Hibbing Minnesota, to William and Mildred Burke. Patti was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Robert E. Magnusson and her parents.
She is survived by two children, William Magnusson, Kristine Magnusson (Michael Jessee); two grandchildren, Kari and Robert; six great grandchildren, Alexis, Gavyn, Ryder, Slater, Ryan, and Christian; and one great-great grandchild, Jack.
Patti received a B.A. Degree from the University of Minnesota in Elementary Education. She taught and substituted at numerous elementary schools throughout the United States and overseas until she started her career in Real Estate Sales. She retired from Kingsmill Realty after 20+ years.
Patti was an active member of Bruton Parish Church alongside her husband Bob. She was an integral participant in Newcomers Committee, Bruton Parish Guides, Bruton Parish Gift Shop, ECW and Daughters of the King.
Patti enjoyed the many trips and cruises they took with their longtime friends. Their monthly dinner outings were always a highlight and so looked forward to. She loved reading, classical music, and classes at William and Mary. She proudly completed the program of Theological Education by the School of Theology in 2014.
The family thanks the Doctors and staff at Riverside Doctor’s Hospital, VCU Critical Care Hospital, and Riverside Hospice, for ensuring that she received the utmost care.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 17th, 3:30pm, at Bruton Parish Church. Interment will be in the Bruton Parish Cemetery. A reception will follow the service at the Parish House.
To honor her memory, please consider donations to Bruton Parish Church, P.O. Box 3520, Williamsburg, VA 23187.
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Williamsburg, VA 23185