THORNTON, Colo. — Patricia Eleanor “Pat” Thomsen Kuppinger, 90, of Thornton, formerly of Holdrege and Minden, Neb., died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at The Villas at Sunny Acres in Thornton.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege with the Rev. Dr. W. Kirwin Stewart Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery near Holdrege.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home with the family present 6-7:30 p.m.

She was born Dec. 25, 1928, in Old Town, Maine, to Walter and Helen Smart.

She married Gary Thomsen. He died in 1994.

In 1998, she married Ed Kuppinger. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children, Skeeter Wilson and Rahn Thomsen, both of Colorado; sister, Nina Stormann of Bangor, Maine; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

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