Patricia “Pat” R. Desh, 84 of Palmyra, passed away March 30, 2018, at the Syracuse Community Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 13, 1934, to William Fred and Mary Francis (Eaton) Hill in Percival, Iowa.
Pat married Robert “Bob” Desh on May 3, 1952 in Shenandoah, Iowa. She was a school bus driver for many years and also worked as a cook at UNL. Pat was a member of the Palmyra American Legion Auxiliary and was a faithful member of the Palmyra Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed Nebraska sports and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her sons: Robert (Barbara) Desh, Bill Desh, Bryan (Diana) Desh; daughter: Kay (Allen) Steinmeyer, grandchildren: Kerry (Gregg) Lathrop, Christopher (Tina) Desh, Angela (Ben) Modrell, Brandon (Vicki) Desh, Trevor (Heidi) Steinmeyer, Andrew (Beth) Steinmeyer, Bret Desh, Samantha Desh, Dena Lorenson, Devan Lorenson; great grandchildren: Ian Lathrop, Jaylon Steinmeyer, Riley Steinmeyer, Paisley Steinmeyer, Ella Desh, Austin Steinmeyer, Jackson Steinmeyer, Grace Steinmeyer, Joslynn Modrell, Keely Desh, Louis Desh and brother-in-law: Ron (Kathy) Green.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and brother-in-law: Lilli and Max Cupp and sisters-in-law: Mary Clemens and Joan Green.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at the Palmyra Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at the Grandview Cemetery in rural Sidney, Iowa.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 4, with family greeting friends from 9-10 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE. Condolences to Memorials are suggested to the Palmyra Presbyterian Church.