Patsy Carol (Norgaard) Hastreiter
August 29th 1930 - June 11th 2019
Born in Crookston, MN to Emma (Gilbertson) and Knute Norgaard. She passed at Bemidji hospital. She grew up in and around the Bemidji area graduating from Bemidji High School. She went to Mayville Teaching College in ND and went on to teach in McCanna and Laramore, ND. She met and married Patrick Hastreiter in Bemidji, MN. They married on December 29th 1952. They lived in a few places in MN and Illinois before returning to Bemidji.
They built and operated "Pat's Body Shop". Together they raised five children. She was a Den mother and cub scout leader as well as a 4H leader and also a member of the "Hearth and Homemakers Club. She lived in Bakersfield CA and Drummond Wisconsin after her divorce. She worked as a home health aide and a park service worker. And at the Post Office in Drummond Wisconsin.In 2005 she returned to Bemidji and moved into Baker Park where she enjoyed her quilting and gardening and playing cards. She was always laughing and usually up to something mischievous.She spent the last year and a half at Havenwood Care Center after a bad fall and a few health problems. But continued to participate in as many activities as she could. She is survived by her sister Shirley Olfson - Spokane WA, five children Janet (Jimmy) Collins, Christine (Neal) Martin, Patricia (Alan) Gillberg, Eric Hastreiter, Michael (Laura) Norgard, one niece and four nephews. Grandchildren Ali, Annie, Jennifer, Ivy, one Great grandchild Theo. There will be a celebration of her life at Southside Restaurant. Convenience Ln. SE, Bemidji, MN on July 3rd from 2:30-4:0pm.
She will be missed by her many friends and family and especially her children. We love you mom.