Patricia Beranek

Patricia M. Beranek, age 90 of Lamberton, Minnesota, died on January 21, 2023, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mathias Church, Wanda, MN, with Father Tony Hesse officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 – 11:00 Saturday morning before the church service. Interment will be at St. Mathias Cemetery. Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Patricia Marie was born on July 22, 1932, in St. Paul MN to Aloysius and Elizabeth (Roiger) Jenniges.  She was the oldest of nine children.  She graduated from Lamberton High School.  She married Marvin Beranek on September 6,1951.

Patricia enjoyed gardening, playing cards, singing, and working on crossword puzzles. She canned each year and was known for her outstanding garlic dill pickles.  Patricia was a lifelong member of St. Mathias Catholic Church and its church choir.  

She was a member of many church related organizations and at one time or another she held various officer positions in Christian Mothers, Foresters, and parish council.  

Patricia’s strong Christian faith was the foundation of her life.  Her strong love and caring heart were felt by everyone.

Patricia is survived by her children, David Beranek (Carol), Michael Beranek (Krista Daniels, Deceased), Joann Beranek, and Colleen Anderson (Jim Toninato); grandchildren, Alan Beranek (Letta) and Christopher Beranek, Chance and Shane Beranek, Brandon Anderson (Jordyn Olson), Blake Anderson, and Aleta Anderson; great-grandchildren, Hunter Beranek, Rayne Beranek, and Weston Anderson; siblings, Elizabeth Hirsch, Jane Jenniges (Pat), Carol Atkins, Marilyn (Thomas) Eykyn, Martha Quesenberry, and John Jenniges (Chris); and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Aloysius and Elizabeth Jenniges; husband, Marvin Beranek; brothers, Gerard and James Jenniges, and Donald Noon; brothers-in-law, Alvin Hirsch, Richard Atkins, and Stephen Quesenberry; and sister-in-law, Marge Jenniges.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Wanda Catholic Heritage Foundation or St. Anne’s School in memory of Patricia.