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Patsy Schrant

Patsy Schrant

PAPILLION — Services for Patsy J. (Albert) Schrant, 64, formerly of Norfolk, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at Wildewood Church, 1255 Royal Drive, in Papillion. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Roseland Cemetery in Sanborn, Iowa.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Bellevue Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bellevue.

She died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.


Patsy Jean (Albert) Schrant was born on Dec. 7, 1955, to Dale and Helen Anne (Erikson) Albert in Sheldon, Iowa. She attended the Hartley Schools from kindergarten through 12th grade. She also attended Northwest Iowa Technical College and graduated from their secretarial program.

She worked at Preis Insurance in Sanborn for eight years, Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk and Papillion and at Darling International in Bellevue until her retirement.

She married Michael Joseph Schrant on June 20, 1992, and they lived in Norfolk and Bellevue. Mike and Pat met many good friends, locally, regionally and nationally while enjoying square and round dancing.

Patsy is survived by her faithful spouse of 28 years and dance partner, Michael; a brother, Randy Albert (Robin) of Spencer, Iowa; nieces Traci Genson (Daniel), Kahlie and Addy Sue of Spencer, Iowa; nephews Christopher Albert (Shelby), Maren and Nolan Albert of Ames, Iowa, Doug (Taylor), Kinnick, Trice, and Carver Albert of Spencer, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Helen Albert.

Memorials are directed to Wildewood Church /

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CONCORD — Graveside services for Arlene “Suzie” (Pearson) Johnson, 85, Concord, will be at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at Concord Cemetery in Concord. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord. Deb Hammer will officiate.

Services for Marilyn J. (Jacomet) Neubert, 85, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids, Minn. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Alta M. Crandall, 91, Norfolk, are pending with Home for Funerals in Norfolk. She died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.

ELGIN — Services for Clayton “Butch” Dozler, 79, Elgin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The Rev. Kevin Vogel will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

LAUREL — Services for Arlene R. “Suzie” Johnson, 85, Concord, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel. She died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.

PLAINVIEW — An outdoor service for William Beed, 89, Neligh, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Crawford Valley United Methodist Church, 85895 532 Ave., in rural Plainview. The Rev. Bruce Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh with military rites.

STANTON — Services for Rosemary Kumm, 92, Stanton, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton. The Rev. Timothy Booth will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery in rural Wisner.

NORFOLK — Services for Elaine V. Hanzlik, 91, Norfolk, were Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Patrick McLaughlin officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

GRAND ISLAND — Services for Jerry Loney, 81, Grand Island, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Kelly Karges will officiate.

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