Pat Bourne

Graveside memorial services for 79-year old Patsy “Pat” Bourne of Rushville, NE, are Thursday, May 6th 2021,  at 10 am at Community Extension Cemetery north of Rushville.

The services will be followed at 11:30 by a luncheon at the Legion in Rushville. All are welcome to attend.

A memorial has been established and donations may be sent to PO Box 408 Rushville, NE 69360.

Online condolences may be made at

Patsy J “Pat” Bourne was born to Ruth and Bill Musfelt of Rushville on May 9, 1941, and passed away on May 2, 2021 at Gordon Memorial Hospital.

Pat went to school in Rushville and completed in 1960.  She married Maurice Reeves and had 4 children, Ronda, Valerie, Ed, and Wayne.  Pat later married Dee Huls and had her daughter Shelly.  In 1987 she married Bernard (Pee Wee) Bourne and acquired many stepchildren and grandchildren.  

Pat owned and operated the Fireside Drive Inn in Whiteclay, NE, for over 14 years and then the Home Café in Rushville for 2 years until she officially retired.  

Pat was known for being an excellent cook, a supreme bowler, a loving dog owner and having the ability to hold 9 conversations at the same time.  

She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary and donated to many charities including St Judes, Wounded Warrior, Legion Auxiliary and many more.  

Pat was a member of numerous bowling leagues and would like to be remembered as a fun person to be around.

Pat was preceded in death by her sister Vicki Musfelt, her brother Larry Musfelt, her husband Pee Wee Bourne, and her parents.

Pat is survived by her children Ronda Reeves-Hillberg and her husband Dan, Valerie Reeves, Ed Reeves and his wife Tonya, Wayne Reeves and his wife Leslie, Shelly Knapp and her husband Dale, her sister Carol Reitz.

She is also survived by her grandchildren Daniel Jr. and Nick Hillberg; DJ, Chris and Andrew Rouse; Bridget Cline; Jordan Andrews; Journey, Lexi and Mya Reeves; Joeseph, Suraiya, Shayla, Brittany, Brandon and Cherish Reeves; Damian and Dillion Holeman; Jasmine Brinkman; Parker, Olivia, Avy, and Bristol Knapp.

Pat also leaves behind numerous great-grandchildren along with wonderful loving nieces and nephews and her dogs Mandy, Titi and Izzy.

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