Patsy Corner

Patsy Ann Corner age 59 of Lincoln, NE died Monday, June 04, 2007 in Lincoln. She was born June 9, 1947 in Spokane, WA to Jack K. Sr and Iris N. (Chrisman) Pugh. Patsy graduated from Bradshaw High School in 1965 and then graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Bachelors degree in Speech & Language Pathology. She taught in Omaha Public Schools from 1969-70 and then was employed at Lincoln Public Schools as a speech pathologist from 1970 to 2007. For 37 years Patsy taught in the following Lincoln area schools: Hartley, Meadowlane, Randolph, Morley, Norwood Park, Calvert, Saratoga, Arnold and Culler Jr High. On August 8, 1970 she was married to George Corner at York.

Patsy fought a courageous three-year battle with breast cancer but also found time to be an active member of the Wooden Spoons, Delta Kappa Gamma and was an avid Northeast Rocket Fan and Husker Fan. She loved being a devoted mom and ma-maw, spending her time watching and listening about her grandsonsí antics. Patsy also loved watching her son-in-law Jason play football at UNL and watching her son Michael, attending his singing and dancing performances.

She is survived by her husband R.George Corner of Lincoln, her son Michael J. Corner also of Lincoln, daughter Jeni and her husband Jason Lohr of Edmund, OK, her grandsons; Ryan Michael Lohr and Grant Jordan Lohr of Edmund, OK. Her mother Iris Pugh of Bradshaw, NE, her brother Jack K. Pugh of Trophy Club, TX. Her mother and father in law Alice and James Corner of Blue Hill, NE. Her brothers in law Robert and his wife Julie Corner of Lincoln and Roger and his wife Deborah Corner of Tucson, AZ. Also surviving is a special friend Cheryl Sisty. Nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Jack K. Pugh Sr and a sister in law Sandra L Latham.

A Celebration of Life service was held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2007 at the Roper and Sons Chapel in Lincoln, NE. Graveside services were then held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday in the Greenwood Cemetery in York. Memorials may be directed to the family, which will be donated later for further breast cancer research.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.