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Pat Sheehan

Pat Sheehan, age 66, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at her home.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Monday, March 12th at St. Maryís Catholic Church in Aurora. Rev. Loras Grell will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Patrickís Catholic Cemetery northeast of Manley at 2:30 P.M. Visitation will be from 4 - 7 P.M. Sunday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora, with the Rosary at 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hamilton County Cancer Society or the Teammates Program at Aurora Public School. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Patricia Eileen Sheehan, the daughter of John Patrick and Florence (Newham) Sheehan, was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on August 21, 1951 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on March 4, 2018, at the age of 66.

She grew up in Manley and graduated from Weeping Water High School. Pat graduated from Peru State College in 1973 with a Bachelorís in Education. She began her teaching career in Rosland, where she taught for three years. Pat moved to Aurora and taught in the Aurora School District for 37 years before retiring in 2013. During this time Pat received her Masterís Degree in Education from Kearney State College. Pat impacted the lives of many children that she taught during her dedicated career to teaching.

Pat was a member of St. Maryís Catholic Church in Aurora, where she was a member of the Altar Society, the funeral committee and was a CCD teacher for several years. Pat volunteered with the Teammates program at Aurora Public Schools and at the Memorial Hospital Thrift Store. She was also a member of P.E.O and the G.I. Area Retired Teachers Assoc. She especially loved to care for her dog, Grady.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory are her brother, Larry (Sandy) Sheehan of Savannah, Texas; niece, Angie (Roger) Meyer of Omaha; two nephews, Kerry (Amy) Sheehan of Parkville, Missouri and Ryan (Mandy) Sheehan of Leander, Texas; 10 great nieces and nephews and many close friends and family members.

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