Patricia A. Ratkovec
February 28, 1966 -- April 27, 2019
Patricia A. Ratkovec of Cozad passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Cozad Community Hospital at the age of 53.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, at the Cozad United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Doug Gahn officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Berryman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in her name for later designation.
Trish was born Feb. 28, 1966, in Bassett, to Dean and Emily (Richardson) Bartlett. She graduated from David City High School and attended Kearney State College. Trish obtained a Masters Degree in Special Education. She taught school at Lost Creek in Columbus before moving to Cozad. Trish worked at the Nebraska Diagnostic Center in Cozad until it closed. She currently taught at the Eustis/Farnam Public Schools.
Trish married Edward Ratkovec on Sept. 30, 1995, in David City. The couple was blessed with three children, Emily, Grace and Joseph. Trish enjoyed reading, gardening, swimming, genealogy, fishing and being outdoors. She loved teaching and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband; parents; children, Emily Ratkovec of Kearney, Grace Ratkovec of Cozad and Joseph Ratkovec of Cozad; stepson, Jason (Amy) Ratkovec of David City; brother, Steven (Christine) Bartlett of Hickman; sister, Pam Romshek of Illinois; step grandchildren, Gunner and Hadley Ratkovec; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and close friends.
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