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Patricia Ann Birt

May 5, 1942 — January 19, 2022

Patricia Ann Birt of Elwood passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at Lexington Regional Health Center at the age of 79. Patricia was born May 5, 1942, at Maywood, Nebraska to Albert and Nancy (Votaw) Glaze. She graduated from Sutherland High School. Travel and work took her from Nebraska to Idaho Falls, Idaho, where she met James Birt. The were united in marriage on June 15, 1968. The family made their home in such places as South Carolina, Pennsylvania, California and Illinois before returning to Elwood in 1984, they were married for 43 years. Patricia enjoyed playing the piano, sewing, cooking and spending time with family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Peter; granddaughter, Molly Patricia Walther; and 2 brother in laws, Ralph Horne and Sid Handler. Survivors include 2 daughters, Mary (Scott) Rezendes of GA, and Leigh Tylka of SC; son, Jamie Birt of Elwood; 2 sisters, Connie Horne of VA, and Nancy Handler of SC; 6 grandchildren, Courtney (Kat) Leney, Christopher (Lori) Knott, Heather Knott, Jake Rezendes, Maggie Rezendes and Ben Rezendes; 5 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Memorials are suggested to the family in her name for later designation. Online condolences may be shared at Services will be held Monday, January 24, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Cozad. Burial will follow at Elwood Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Berryman Funeral Home.

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