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Barbara Morris-Patnode

April 21, 1943 — December 20, 2021

Erskine, MN

Barbara Morris-Patnode, age 78, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Monday, December 20th, at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine. There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at

Barbara was born on April 21, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois to parents Robert and Grace (Anderson) Morris.

Barbara grew up in St. Anthony, Minnesota and lived most of her life in the Twin Cities, eventually moving to northern Minnesota with husband Duane to be closer to his family.  She worked and retired from AT&T as a switch board operator.

Those surviving her are her son and daughter in law, Robert and Caroline Torkildson; granddaughter Aja Torkildson; nieces and nephew, Kristin and Daryl Lund, Laura Lambert, Richard and Debbie Lambert.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Grace Morris; sister, Linda Morris and husband Duane Patnode.

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