Patricia Berby

Patricia Berby, 88, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Patricia was born July 11, 1931, in La Porte to William Evenburg and Grace (Sharp).  She was a Librarian at Crichfield School for 18 years.


On February 16, 1952, Patricia married William G. Berby Jr. who preceded her in death on May 7, 2018. Patricia is survived by her children, Julie (Berby) Konowitz of Seal Beach, California, Mike (Barb) Berby of La Porte, Indiana, and Jane (David) Berby-Todd of Westfield, Indiana; and grandchildren, Emily (Adam) Howard and Kaitlin Todd.  She was preceded in death by siblings, William and Robert Evenburg, Mary Morrow, and Ruth Ann Howell. The family would like to acknowledge her caregivers, Kim Barnes and Amber Duttlinger. 


Patricia was a member of the La Porte Service League, Elks Country Club, American Field Service Intercultural Programs, The Red Hat Society, The Questors group, loved antiquing and was in numerous Bridge groups. 


Visitation will be Monday, May 4, 2020, from 12 noon to 2 pm. at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 2 pm with Pastor Bob Vale officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.  **The Governor of Indiana has increased the size of gatherings to 25 persons on Monday, May 4, 2020.  


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. Please share prayers, condolences, and memories with the family at Essling Funeral

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