A service celebrating the life of Patricia (Pat/Patty) Neu, age 75 of Cold Spring, will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Cold Spring. Visitation will take place from 9:00-10:45 am Tuesday morning in the church narthex. Interment will take place in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are being made by Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.
Patricia was born on July 26, 1938, to Jerome and Lucille Berger. She grew up on a farm outside of Eden Valley and married Edwin E. Neu on May 20, 1958. The couple lived in Cold Spring where they raised their children Sharon Neu Johnson, Sandra Neu-Dwyer and Stephen Neu.
Pat was one of the first female employees at the Granit-Bronz in Cold Spring. She worked at the Granit-Bronz for more than 25 years until it became necessary for her to take early retirement. Pat was a member of the St. Boniface Christian Women.
Quick wit and strength were just two of her endearing qualities.
She is survived by her husband and daughters, Edwin, Sharon and Sandy; her grandchildren, Crystal Johnson, Derek Dwyer, Shaunte’ Dwyer, Nicholas Johnson, Tiana Neu, Cody Johnson and Logan Neu; her great-grandchildren, Mason, Madison and Parker Opatz-Johnson; her mother-in-law and nursing home companion, Lorraine Neu; as well as her siblings, Helen Wessels, Delores Lahr, Mary Kalthoff, Alice Neu, Kathy Utecht and Kenny Berger.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Stephen Neu; son-in-law, Steve Dwyer; sister, Margie Kalthoff and brother Bobby Berger.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to either the Assumption Nursing Home or the Assumption Chapel (Grasshopper Chapel).