Patricia L. "Pat" Herbolsheimer
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Patricia L. "Pat" Herbolsheimer, age 78 of Hartington, Nebraska died suddenly on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls S.D.

A Memorial service will be on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, at church, from 5-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Her cremated remains will be buried at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Honorary Urn Bearers will be Steve Sufficool, Tony Kuchta, Steve Weber, Mark Dietrich, Sam Feilmeier, Tony Kuchta Jr., Kyle Christensen, and Adam Littich.

Honorary friends are Janet Hamilton, Wanda Schumacher, Glenda Hansen, Gladys Pedersen, Claudette Jensen, and Bert Rossiter.

Patricia was born on February 27, 1939, to Joseph E. Vyhlidal and Cora A. Heller Vyhlidal of Pierce, Nebraska, and was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Church in Pierce. She married Louis Richard Herbolsheimer on July 2, 1957, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pierce. Pat and Louie moved to Hartington in 1965 with Louie's transfer to Carhart Lumber.

Pat was, first and foremost, a loving wife and homemaker. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Esther Circle, and many, many Bible study groups. Pat helped with Sunday school, summer Bible school, the Children's Choir, sewed nativity costumes, made Love Day quilts, enjoyed bible study, and made lemon meringue and coconut cream pies for the Cedar county fair stand. She enjoyed her volunteer work on the Hartington Library Board and registering voters for elections. Pat worked at Carhart Lumber with Louie as the bookkeeper for twelve years, until their retirement in September 1999.

Pat glorifed her Father while here on earth, finished her labors for a kingdom of love, and entered eternal life on July 1, 2017.

Pat is survived by her husband, Louis, daughters Tammi (Steve) Sufficool, Lincoln and their daughter, Dr. Kari Sufficool, and her husband, Dr. Adam Littich, and their son, Alexander, St. Louis, Missouri; daughter Julie (Anthony) Kuchta, Omaha, and their daughter and husband, Megan and Kyle Christensen and their children Stella, Graham, and Clara, their son, Anthony Kuchta, Omaha, Nebraska; daughter Dr. Susan Feilmeier, Hartington, and friend, Steve Weber, Beresford, South Dakota, Emily and Sam Feilmeier of Hartington; daughter Jill (Dr. Mark) Dietrich, their daughters, Cora and Louise, Omaha, Nebraska; brother, Arthur Vyhlidal and wife Judy of Randolph.

Pat joins saints that have gone before her including her parents, brothers Joseph Vyhlidal, Bernard Vyhlidal, Dale Vyhlidal, sisters Sophie Eldhart, Jean Jenkins and granddaughter, Erin Sufficool.

We will come together today in the peace of Christ to mourn because we are Christian, to thank the Father for the gift of her life, to celebrate the power of the resurrection of Jesus, and to sing our alleluias of hope because we are Easter people in life and in death. Pat requested that you honor her by caring for others and telling the ones close to you how much you love them!

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.




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Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Junie and the girls and their families. She will be missed by all of us. Love you all.

Harry & Sharol Miller


My heart is broken; words cannot express my deep sorrow. I adored her. She was a dear friend to me and my staff at the Cobblestone Inn & Suites in Hartington. She has left me with so many memories that I will cherish the rest if my life. My condolences to Louie, her husband and the Herbolsheimer family. Love you guys.....she was very close and special to me. I will miss her tremendously.

David Chang


Prayers to your family. Pat's smile will be missed by all.

Dareld and Kim Hively


Sorry to hear about your loss. She was a great lady.

Robert Beckerbauer Jr


My sincere sympathies and prayers to Louis and all of your family and friends of Pat.

David Levorson


Sincere sympathy to Louie, Tammi, Julie, Jill and Susan and their families. I will keep Pat and you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Natashia (Tassie) and Ray Moser


So sad for your family. Pat was such a nice person and such a good friend to my mom. She leaves a big hole in your hearts as well as the community.

Lois Bottolfsen


Such a sweet lady--remember her from church. Condolences to the family on their loss!

Norm and Jan Custer


I am truly heartbroken to hear of my beautiful friend's passing. I have so many memories of all the fun times we had together while our kids were growing up and playing sports. I will always remember Pat's beautiful spirit and her graciousness. My heart and prayers are with you, Louie, Tammi,Julie, Sue, and Jill and families. God bless you with peace and strength. She loved you all very very much. Lynn and I send you BIG HUGS XOXOXO

Sharon Palmer


My sympathies to Louie, and the girls and their families. Pat was one of the sweetest ladies I ever knew. I have such fond memories of her and I hope your memories help get you through the coming days.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Diane Wohlman


Jill and Sue - I was so sorry to hear about your mom. I will always remember her in the stands supporting you at all of your activities. I got to have lunch with your mom and dad at Lee Rose's funeral. Even then she gushed about both of you and your successes and your children. She was definitely proud mom and grandma. Thinking of you in this difficult time.

Mickie Rossiter Mueller

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