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Patricia Anne (Berndt) Richert

November 23, 1951 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 67)

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Patricia Anne Richert, 67, residing in Mishawaka, Indiana passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her home.

Patricia was born on November 23, 1951 in Bridgeman, Michigan to the late Gordan and Geraldine (Kostka) Berndt, and has lived in this area for the past 20 years.  Patricia was a Licensed Practical Nurse, most recently working at Golden Living Center, Mishawaka.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Wayne Richert of Vandalia, MI; daughter, Kristy (Jerry) Spriggs of Tennessee; sons, Kirk (Sherri) Phillips of New Carlisle, IN and Kenny Phillips of Florida; and grandchildren, Joseph Spriggs and Dale “Little D” Lovell, Jr.  Also surviving Patricia are her three sisters, Jean Ralston, Elizabeth Roth, and Mary Collins; and four brothers, Gordon, Larry, Danny, and John Brendt.  Patricia was preceded in death by her late husband, Kenneth Phillips, formerly of New Carlisle, IN, and her sister, Cathy Azzarola.

Memorial services for Patricia will be held in Bridgeman, Michigan at a later date

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