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Charlene Marie Nicholson

September 14, 1954 — December 2, 2023

Blue Earth

Charlene M. Nicholson (Robb), age 69 of Blue Earth, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, St. Mary’s Campus, in Rochester, Minnesota. A celebration of Charlene’s life will be held at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth from 2-5pm on Friday, December 15, 2023. Guests are invited to come and go as they please. Web tributes may be left at

Charlene Marie was born on September 14, 1954 in Blue Earth to Gerald and Charlotte (Elmore) Robb. She attended and graduated from Blue Earth High School. On August 31, 1974, Charlene married Timothy Paul Nicholson in Blue Earth. Charlene attended some college and worked several jobs over the course of her lifetime, including Walmart and a daycare provider. The titles she was most proud of were wife, mother, and grandmother.

Charlene enjoyed all crafting, especially quilting and cross stitch. She also enjoyed tending to her garden, cooking, and completing puzzles. She loved any time spent with her family and grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Nathan (Amber) Nicholson of North Mankato and Daniel Nicholson of Swea City; grandchildren, Maygan, Eleanor, and Isaiah; and brother, Randy Robb of Windom.

Charlene is preceded in death by her husband, Tim and her son, Shawn Nicholson. Charlene is also now reunited with her sister, Doris Thate of Fairmont, who passed away just four days after her.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Charlene Marie Nicholson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Friday, December 15, 2023

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service

400 East 14th Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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