KEARNEY — Patrick A. Halbert, 58, of Kearney died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney. Inurnment will be at Kearney Cemetery.


Patrick Allen Halbert was born Nov. 14, 1961, in Stratton to Brian and Wanetta (Keenan) Halbert. He was raised in Kearney and attended Kearney Public Schools.

He worked construction and concrete for years before establishing his own company, "Homeland Concrete Construction."

Pat’s hobbies included fishing, cooking, boating, attending music concerts and hanging with the "Bud Boys." His latest passion was gardening.

Pat never knew a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be remembered as a great storyteller and will be missed by all.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Kylie Epp; grandchildren, Marley, Mila and Maxwell Epp; mother, Wanetta Halbert; sister, Robbin Halbert-Martin; nephew, Shane Martin; and his significant other, Oliva Vega and her children, Taylor and Donnie Axtell, all of Kearney.

Pat was preceded in death by his father; grandparents; and his longtime friend, Greg Erpelding.

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