Perpetua “Pat” Mildenberger, 90, of Mandan, passed away February 10, 2020 at Prosper on Sunset Drive, Mandan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mandan, ND with Rev. Patrick Ojedeji as celebrant. Burial will be at Mandan Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Rosary/Parish Vigil at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Pat was born on March 5, 1929 to Joseph and Franceska (Hoffman) Paul on a farm near St. Anthony, ND. She married the love of her life, Steven Mildenberger, on October 5, 1948 in St. Anthony.
Pat was one of a kind. She was strong, fearless, and brought fun everywhere she went. She gave and received smiles with everyone she met. She kept herself busy working as a self-employed painter/wood finisher and a well-loved café employee at Kist Livestock. Her passions in life included German baking and cooking, her faith, and being there for her family.
Pat will be deeply missed by her children, Terry (Debbie), Janet (Rich), Cheryl (Tory), Randy (Laura), and Jim (Mary); eight grandchildren, Jason (Heidi), Tessa, Chantel (special friend, Jammile), Joshua (Noriko), Tyler (Molly), Lindsey (special friend, Alex), Malory, and Mandy (special friend, Westin); eight great-grandchildren, Madison, Riley, Milai, Kenshin, Trey, Amari, Remy, Kaison; and a sister, Clara Markel.
Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Steve; her parents; nine brothers, Joseph, Jack, George, John, Fabian, Nickodemus, Peter, Tony, and Leo; and two sisters, Margaret and Kathryn.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be designated to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 108 3rd St NE, Mandan, ND 58554.
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