Patricia A. Fluent
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Patricia Ann Fluent, age 76, of Hartington, Nebraska, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 11, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Hartington Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hartington.

Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington with Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Burial will be in the Hartington City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the church. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm on Tuesday at the church. The Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is assisting with the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Brittany Filipi, Aaron Filipi, Taylor Fluent, Morgan Fluent, Autumn Fluent, Maxwell Fluent and Willow Fluent.

Patricia was born on September 12, 1941 in Concord, Nebraska to Harvey Dietrich and Dorothy Thelma (Lamm) Rastede. She grew up in the Laurel, Nebraska area and graduated from Laurel High School in 1959. She married Emmett Fluent on June 5, 1960 in Laurel. They lived in Laurel for 6 years and then moved to Hartington in 1966 where they have lived ever since. Patricia was a long time member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington, She was a loving, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was eternally optimistic and unconditionally loved others. Patricia enjoyed tending to her flowers, gardening, cross stich and reading the bible. She and Emmett could be seen most days out for a walk.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 57 years, Emmett Fluent of Hartington; a son, Todd and Karla Fluent of Lincoln, NE and their children, Brittany and Aaron Filipi and great granddaughters, Avery and Adelyn all of Wilber, NE; Taylor Fluent and Morgan Fluent of Lincoln, NE; a son, Troy and Carol Fluent of Lawton, Iowa and their children, Autumn, Maxwell and Willow Fluent, a brother, Tom and Marilyn Rastede of Yankton, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Janice Schmitt and numerous aunts and uncles.




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Emmett. Todd, Troy, and families, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Pat. I always loved coming to your house, your mom was always so happy and always had a smile on her face! She loved you all so much! My deepest sympathies and hugs to you all....

Cindy (Stevens) Masur


My condolences to the Fluent family. I don't think I ever saw Pat without a smile on her face. Such a sweet woman. I loved seeing Emmett and her walking by my place in the mornings. So sorry for your loss.

Diane Wohlman

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