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Patricia Louise Bernhardt

 
May 13, 1931 - November 18, 2022
 

Patricia Louise Bernhardt, 91, of Springfield, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Concordia Village. She was born May 13, 1931, in Quincy, the daughter of Charles Emmanuel and Nettie (Higgins) Thornton. She married James “Jim” A. Bernhardt on December 29, 1956 and he survives.

Also surviving are five children, Diane (Tom) Kratochvil of Metairie, LA, Michael Bernhardt of Montrose, CO, Kathy (George) Groesch of New Berlin, Peggy Collins of Tempe, AZ, and Judy (Chuck) Kitson of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Strankmeyer of Aurora and Sue (Gerald) Mast of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Helen Thornton and Elizabeth “Betty” Hollembeak; brother, Roger Thornton; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob Martin and Daisy Williams.

After briefly living in Atlanta, GA, they returned to IL residing in Springfield until 1979 when they relocated to Decatur. Pat was an avid golfer and enjoyed the rolling hills of South Side CC, where Pat and Jim were members. They returned to Springfield in 2018 and resided at Concordia Village.

Patricia provided for her family as a homemaker and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. Pat’s family would like to thank Concordia Village for their wonderful care.

Visitation: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church.

Funeral Mass:  12:30 pm, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeffery Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Village Scholarship Program.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Time: 12:30 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Village Scholarship Program.


Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Time: 12:30 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Village Scholarship Program.


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