Patricia B. “Pat” Beeken
Patricia B. “Pat” Beeken of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Cheyenne, WY.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, August 10th in the Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Pat’s name to Sidney Public Library. You may view Pat’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Pat’s care and funeral arrangements.
Patricia Beatrice (Weaver) Beeken was born in Alliance, NE on August 11, 1932 to Melure and Nella (Zimmerman) Weaver. As a child the family moved to Sidney, NE. In 1948 Pat was married to Leslie “Les” Beeken and to this union 6 children were born.
Pat had a passion for reading, learning, arranging flowers and enjoyed antiques. She was one tough lady. She was a breast cancer survivor, survivor of a broken femur and re-broken leg and hip.
Pat is survived by: (4) sons: Leslie Beeken of Cheyenne, WY, Michael Beeken and wife Deb of Kimball, NE, Stan Beeken of Potter, NE, Keven Beeken and wife Stacy of Sidney, NE; (2) daughters: Sandra Pringle of Cheyenne, WY, Bridget Beeken of Cheyenne WY; (14) grandchildren: Stephanie Jeremiah, Jonah, Diane, Tony, Leslie, Erica, Stan, Frances, Emma, Joshua, James, Patrick and Michael; (18) great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, Gertrude Weaver, special friend Lee Hajek and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents: Melure and Nella Weaver, husband Les, brothers: Ole and Stan, sisters: Ruth, Rhea and Lylus; daughter-in-law: Jan Beeken, special son Eric Reichow and special friend Elaine Payne.