Patricia J. Elbert, 80
Fairmont Patricia J. Elbert, age 80, passed away Dec. 24, 2019 at Lakeview Methodist Care Center in Fairmont, due to complications from a stroke. A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Winnebago, Rev. Daren Barnett officiated. Burial will take place at a later date.
She was born Feb. 3, 1939 in West Burlington, Iowa, daughter of Worth and Katherine Hudspeth. She was the former wife of Roderick Elbert.
Pat lived in California, Illinois, Iowa, Germany and finally Minnesota. She graduated from Elmore High School in 1957 and worked as a daycare provider for many years.
Pat was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She embraced every moment with them. She loved vacationing in Florida with her siblings, going for walks and dining out. She had a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh. She will always be on our minds and in our hearts.
Left to cherish her memory, children, Paige (Joe) Jelen, of Farmington, Rod (Peg) Elbert, of Fairmont, Melissa (Buck) King, of Blue Earth, Kara (John) Schott, of Chatfield; grandchildren, Dylan (Kala) Jelen, Cassidy Jelen, Ryan (Sam) Elbert, Leah (Nick) Nathe, Whitney (Ryan) Foster, Taryn King, Jaron (fiance Taylor) King, Lucas (Sidney) Schott, Lexi Schott, Levi Schott; great-grandchildren, Carson, Nora, Henry, Louie, Abel, Kynlee and Kennedy; siblings, Betty (Bob) Scallon, Boscobel, of Wisconsin, Joyce Kunkle, New Berlin, Wisconsin, Dennis (Patty) Hudspeth, Algona, Iowa and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Bud, Bob, Bill, Terry and Tom; and sisters-in-law, Kaylene and Marilyn.