September 25, 1935 - November 27, 2021
Pat Beliz went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 27, 2021. She was born on September 25, 1935 to Signe and Jens Distad in Franklin, Minnesota. On February 16, 1957, Pat and Vernard (Teach) Beltz were united in marriage in Franklin, MN. They were blessed with 7 children: Cathy, Paul, Dennis, Larry, Lisa, Mark, and Lori. She was an extremely strong woman when she was widowed at a young age and successfully raised her family single handed for the most part. Pat 's family grew over the years with the addition of her children's significant others and spouses: Ellen, Linda and Mike. In addition, Pat loved her grandchildren Janea (Eric), Cassie, Natalie, and great grandchild Ava. Pat worked at Thriftway Foods for over 35 years while raising her family. She was a well-known cashier and then later worked in the office handling the books. Over the years, she met so many friends who were both customers and co-workers. Pat had a deep love for God and showed her love through the many volunteer activities at First Lutheran Church of Crystal, Sharing and Caring Hands, NEAR, and Dinner at your Door. She loved her family deeply and enjoyed time watching their sports and events over her lifetime. She was an avid softball player/fan, bowler, card player and gardener. She loved vacations in warm places, especially cruises, and more recently spending many summers on the 'annual' 4th of July vacation on Lake Vermillion with family and friends. Pat is survived by her loving family who will dearly miss her: Cathy, Paul (Ellen Wang), Dennis (Linda), Lisa, Mark, and Lori (Mike) Nelson; grandchildren: Janea (Eric Johnson) Christopherson, Cassie Nelson, and Natalie Nelson; great grandchild Ava Johnson; sister-in-law Inga Beltz; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernard Beltz; her parents, brothers - Donnie and Juleen and sisters - Alice and June; and son Larry. Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday December 10, 2021 at 11am at First Lutheran Church of Crystal, 7708 - 62nd Avenue North ' Brooklyn Park, MN 55428. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service. A lunch will be served after the service. Face masks are required. Service can be live streamed via: https://youtu.be/yq_eMwkVRaw Interment will be at Hauges Cemetery in Franklin, MN, where she will be laid to rest with her husband Vernard, at a later date. While Pat loved flowers, she would prefer donations to the above listed charities as a memorial of her life.
Pat Beliz went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 27, 2021. She was born on September 25, 1935 to Signe and Jens Distad in Franklin, Minnesota. On February 16, 1957, Pat and Vernard (Teach) Beltz were united in marriage... View Obituary & Service Information
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