Patricia “Pat” Bjordal, 81, of Sioux City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at a local nursing home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be made to www.meyerbroschapels.com.
Pat was born on March 25, 1937, in Sioux City, to Emil and Doris (McCleary) Barta. She graduated from Sioux City Central High School.
She was united in marriage to Joseph E. Bjordal on Aug. 3, 1958. He preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1992. Together they lived in Sioux City until moving to Wisconsin in 1976. In 2015, Pat returned to Sioux City. Pat enjoyed collecting cookbooks, reading, watching birds and was an avid cat lover.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Kelly (Sharon) Bjordal of Eagan, Minn., Michael Bjordal of Sioux City, Joseph D. (Ken Hahn) Bjordal of Minneapolis, Minn., Rebecca (Chris) Kersting of Yuba City, Calif., and Chriss (Ed) Camenzend of Sioux City; brother, Gary (Debbie) Barta of Jefferson, S.D., sister, Sharyn Vanwoensel of University Place, Wash.; sisters-in-law, Norma Pierson and her husband, John and Marilyn Moen; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother-in-law, Marvin Moen; and brothers, Larry Dean Barta and John Barta.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Noah’s Hope Animal Rescue.