Patricia A. Berglund, 83 of Elkhorn, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021.
A Catholic mass will be held to celebrate her life on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 3 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion, SD. Visitation will be held Friday May 28 at the church from 2 to 3 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral at Meckling Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are handled by Hansen Funeral Home.
Patricia was born in Vermillion, graduated from Vermillion High School, and continued to earn a teaching degree from the University of South Dakota. She taught elementary school in South Dakota before marrying Melvyn (Pete) Berglund on August 24, 1959. They were married 47 years.
She was proud to be a stay-at-home Mom after her children were born. When all the children were in school, she went on to be a school library aid and later worked for the Great Plains Girl Scouts in Omaha, NE. Patricia was an avid card player, reader, and enjoyed playing golf with her second husband, Ray.
Patricia is survived by her four children: Terese (Randy) Bahmer of Omaha, NE, Dana (John) Holiday of Louisville, KY, Grant (Theresa) Berglund of Omaha, NE, and Kevin (Jennifer) Berglund of New Prague, MN.
Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Bernard & Sarah Walz, brother, Donald Walz, twin sisters, Mary Jeanne Girard and Mary Jayne Merrigan, and first husband, Pete Berglund.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations, if you wish, may be given in her name to Meckling Cemetery or St. Agnes Church. HansenFuneralHome.com.