Patricia K. "Pat" Niedert

Apr 6, 2021
Niedert, Patricia


11:00 am on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home      


1:00 - 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo    




May be directed to the family     


Patricia K. “Pat” Niedert, 77, of Waterloo, died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at MercyOne Waterloo. 

Pat was born on April 4, 1944 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the daughter of James and Eleanor (Kriewdalt) Elliott. 

She graduated from Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids. She went on to Kirkwood Community College and then Hawkeye to receive her nursing degree.

She was in the United States Navy Reserves as a standby nurse during Desert Storm.

Pat married Edward “Eddie” Niedert on August 7, 1992, in Waterloo; he preceded her in death October 11, 2011.

She had been an RN at various nursing homes in the area, including Country View. She retired in 2009 from Hawkeye Community College where she was a CNA instructor.

Pat was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She enjoyed Sudoku, gardening, baking, and cooking. She was a proud Democrat, eagerly willing to talk politics with anyone. She was very involved with her family and treasured them all. 

Survived by her children, Michael (Tammy) Bergeron of Fredonia, KS, Sara (Trey) Cornwell of Independence, Jenny (Tom) Bergeron of Waterloo, Ed Niedert Jr. of Alburnett, and Crystal (David) Edwards of Elizabethtown, KY; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Linda) Elliott of Cedar Rapids; brother-in-law, Larry Niedert of Waterloo; and her cat, Tynee.

Pat is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eddie; daughter, Shanel Niedert; sister, Julie Chaney; and brother, Mike Elliott.



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