Patricia A. “Pat” Mandel

Patricia A “Pat” Mandel

September 2, 1938 – August 1, 2023

Pat, a remarkable woman who touched the lives of many, passed away on August 1, 2023, at the age of 84. Her journey began in Mitchell, South Dakota on September 2, 1938. She ventured forth to Nebraska, where she painted a life adorned with compassion, faith, and boundless joy.
Pat was a devoted mother to two cherished children, John and Caryl and a beloved grandmother to Ryan. Her nurturing spirit and wisdom left an indelible mark on the lives of her family, shaping them into the individuals they are today.

Faith played an integral role in Pat’s life. She found solace and community within the walls of her church. Music was a source of delight and solace for Pat where she sang in the church choir.

Her generosity knew no bounds, as she exemplified a life dedicated to helping others. Pat donated her time, resources, and compassion to charitable causes, touching countless lives.
A true lover of nature, Pat discovered joy in tending to her garden, where she nurtured an array of vibrant blooms, especially roses. The act of cultivating life brought her a sense of tranquility and fulfillment that she shared with others.

Pat’s legacy is one of love, faith, and unwavering dedication. She leaves behind cherished memories that will forever inspire those fortunate enough to have known her. As we say goodbye, let us celebrate the beauty she brought into the world, the love she shared, and the impact she had on countless lives.
Rest in eternal peace mom. Your spirit lives on in the hearts of all who were touched by your grace and love.

Pat is survived by her loving children, John (Cynthia) Mandel, Omaha, NE; Caryl (Chris) Cashmere, Lincoln, NE; grandson, Ryan Cashmere, Lincoln, NE; sister, Darlene (Bob) Broadhead, Troy, NY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Mandel; sister, Marlene Matherne; parents, Glenn and Edith Johnson.

VISITATION: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 10am, followed by a FUNERAL SERVICE: at 10:30am. All services will be at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1725 S. 60th St. INTERMENT: Evergreen Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Habitat for Humanity or to St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

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1 Condolence

  • Cousin Linda Crandall Posted August 4, 2023 10:24 pm

    So sorry to hear about Pat. Lots of love to her family.

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