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Patrick Ormond

Patrick Ormond, age 64, of Giltner, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at his home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 7th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Giltner. Mass will be livestreamed on St. Mary's, Aurora and St. Joseph's, Giltner Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday with a 7 p.m. Rosary at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Rev. Loras Grell will officiate. Interment will be in St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Giltner. Current CDC guidelines will be followed and masks are recommended. Memorials may be made to the family to be designated at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Patrick Richard Ormond was born on October 12, 1956 to Richard and Theresa (Schwarz) Ormond, Jr. and passed away on October 31, 2020 at the age of 64.

He was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County. He grew up on the family farm 7 miles southeast of Giltner, NE.

Patrick attended and graduated from Giltner Public High School in 1974. He went to Hastings College for one year at Hastings, NE.

Patrick started farming in his teens with his father and brother, Dennis. He farmed until shortly after his father's death in 1997. In 2007 he was extremely proud when the family farm his grandfather, then his father and then he owned, became a century farm. He enjoyed raising cattle most of his life.

Patrick was a life long member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Giltner, serving in many ways as caretaker of the Parish cemetery, reader of sacred scripture, served as an acolyte and was a member of the Legion of Mary.

He was an avid attender of sales and enjoyed playing cards and dominos. He always enjoyed a good meal at he Giltner Bar and Grill with friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father.

Those left to cherish his memory are his brother, Dennis Ormond of Granville, IA and numerous cousins.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

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