Patricia "Patsy" Moreau, 63, died Friday (Sept. 30, 2005) at Kindred Hospital in Denver, Colo., after a lifelong battle with lung disease. She was born June 4, 1942, in Minden to Elmer L. and Dorothy I. (Heinrich) Davidson.
She graduated from Minden High School in 1960 and completed one year at Kearney State Teacher's College. On July 2, 1961 she married Roger Moreau of Upland. The couple lived in Denver, Minden, Holdrege and moved to McCook in 1974. She was a secretary at North Ward Elementary school for 18 years until her retirement in 2000. Patsy was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father and infant brother. Survivors include her husband, Roger of McCook; mother, Dorothy, and sister, Donna Dyke, both of Minden; son, Brian Moreau and wife, Beth and children Kathryn, Alex and Emily of Castle Rock, Colo.; daughter, Janice and husband, Pat Howell and children Amber and Kiel of Pender; son, James Moreau and wife, Andrea and child Ali of Holdrege; daughter, Brenda and husband, Bryan Buechter and children Brice, Breanna and Brady of Ceresco.
She enjoyed genealogical research, traveling and time spent at their lake cabin. Patsy loved her husband, family and friends and she loved life.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation is today, until 8 p.m., and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., at the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.