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Patricia Ann Smidt

July 6, 1939 — June 17, 2023

Pauline

Patricia Ann Smidt

Pauline resident Patricia Ann Smidt, 83, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE after a brief battle with cancer.

 

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, at First United Methodist Church Hastings, NE, with Rev. Lance Clay, Pastor Michelle Loeffelholz, and Pastor Leah Krotz officiating. Burial will be at Hanover Presbyterian Churchyard Cemetery, Glenvil. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Patricia’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Patricia was born July 6, 1939, in Almartha, MO, to Orbrey and Eska (James) Shindler. She graduated from Gainesville High School in 1957 and received her degree to become a registered nurse from Burge School of Nursing in August 1960, in Springfield, MO. Patricia married Larry Smidt on September 7, 1962, in Almartha, MO.

 

Patricia was a registered nurse and worked for Mary Lanning Healthcare for over 40 years. She was a member of Pauline United Methodist Church and Quilters Guild. Patricia enjoyed spending her time quilting, volunteering, caring for others, camping and attending her grandkids’s activities.  

 

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jim Shindler; two granddaughters, Caedi and Madaline Prock; and parents-in-law, Theodore & Margaret Smidt.  

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband:                                            
    Larry Smidt – Pauline, NE

Daughters & Spouses:                        
    Susan & Kenneth Landers – Gainesville, MO

    Carol & Joe Keiser – Gothenburg, NE

    Marcia & Chad Pitt – Logan, IA

Grandchildren & Spouses:                 
    Sarah & John Donley

    Rebecca Prock & Justin Watkins

    Ethan & Lynzi Prock

    Emily Keiser

    Heath Keiser

    Helene Keiser

    Daltyn Pitt

    Malynn Pitt

Great-Granddaughters:                      
    Addie Donley

    Chloe Watkins

Step-Grandchildren:                            
    Andrew (Nelly) Landers

    Alan (Courtney) Landers
Sister & Spouse:                                
    Earlene & Billy Roberts

Sister-in-law & Spouse:                     
    Nadine & Bob Markle

Many Nieces & Nephews

Foreign Exchange Daughters:           
    Steinunn Thorisdottir

    Jenni Schumacher

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family Present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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