Patricia 'Pat' Montange

Patricia 'Pat' Montange, 77, of Kingsley Iowa, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 from cancer at Colonial Manor in Randolph.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 8 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kingsley Iowa with Msgr. Duchaine officiating.  Burial will be at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 with the family present during this time, followed by a scripture wake service at 7 p.m. - all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa.  Also, there will be a Rosary prayed at 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  

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  Arrangements are with Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa.  

Patricia 'Pat' Mary Montange was born Aug. 10, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Fred A. and Antoinette M. (Sengir) McGuire.  She grew up in LeSueur, Minn., graduating from LeSueur High School in 1960. After high school, she attended a technical college where she learned to be a telephone operator. After that she married Keith M. Berg, they had two sons, Courtney and Jason Berg. Patricia later met Levern Montange while she was manager at the Palmer House Restaurant in Sioux City Iowa.  They were married Nov. 9, 1991 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Neptune, Iowa. Patricia and Levern made their home outside of Kingsley, Iowa, where they lived many happy years together.  Levern passed away July 9, 2018 after which Pat continued to live at their home until health issues forced her to make other arrangements.

Pat worked numerous jobs but the most loved work for her was being a volunteer for Hospice of Siouxland where she touched many lives and many lives were blessed by her gentleness and kindness. She was a devoted mother, wife, sister and grandmother.  Her grandchildren were the world to her and her to them. Pat was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Neptune, Iowa until it was closed. She and Levern then became members at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kingsley, Iowa.

Survivors include two sons, Courtney Berg and fiance Jennifer Schaefer of Laurel and granddaughters, Keersten, Kylie and Kienna Berg; and Jason (Heather) Berg of Osmond and grandsons Jordan, Jared and Jack Berg, a sister, Maureen Martin of LeSueur, Minn., and a brother, Pete McGuire of Tennessee, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Levern; a brother, Fred McGuire, and a sister, Barbara Monopoli.

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