Keith “Pat” Stewart
Veteran
Date of Birth
July 7, 1932
Harrison County, Iowa
Entered into Rest
August 10, 2023
Ashland, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Monday, August 14, 2023 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment with Military Honors at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Sunday, August 13, 2023
Visitation ~ 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

St. Mary Catholic Church or
Ashland Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department

Keith “Pat” Stewart, 91 of Ashland, NE entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland.  He was born July 7, 1932 on the family farm in Harrison County, IA to Francis and Ellen (Peterson) Stewart.  Pat attended country grade school and graduated from Magnolia High School in Iowa, where he was an outstanding basketball and baseball player.  He served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War before being honorably discharged on January 31, 1954.    On June 1, 1957 he was united in marriage to Wanda “Jean” Arndt in Omaha.  From this union four children were born, Leisa, Tina, Douglas and Kristi.  Pat began his barbering career in Omaha in 1955 before moving his family to Ashland in 1966.  He purchased his barber shop in Ashland in 1971 and retired in 2015.

Pat was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary Men’s Club, Ashland American Legion #129, Ashland VFW #9776, Ashland Saddle Club and Ashland Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Stewart; children, Leisa (Terry) Rogers, Tina (Dave) Schofield, Douglas (Vickie) Stewart, Kristi (Dan) Bundy; grandsons, Nick Stewart, Jeff Stewart, Travis Stewart, Seth Schofield, Spencer Schofield, Rob Bundy; granddaughters, Katrina Christen, Trisha Rogers, Hannah Kovarik, Kelsey Cooper; 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Dave Schofield; grandson, David Jr. Schofield; parents; brothers; sisters.

Condolences for Keith “Pat” Stewart
  1. Teri Miller
    • August 10, 2023 - 10 months ago

    We have so many wonderful memories of Pat, Jeannie and their family. Pat gave my boys their first “professional haircuts”. He and Jeannie are my boys’ God Parents. What a truly wonder person Pat was to everyone and always ready to help anybody. REST IN PEACE PAT.

  2. Michael Crouch
    • August 11, 2023 - 10 months ago

    June and family I’m so sorry to hear about Pat. Always liked his hair cuts. Prayers for you and your family

  3. Randy Grauerholz
    • August 11, 2023 - 10 months ago

    Sorry to hear about Pat. I remember going on lots of daytime rescue calls with him. And also there were the haircuts and the latest news.

  4. Trebilcock
    • August 11, 2023 - 10 months ago

    SEMPER FI PAT STEWART…. You will be missed !!
    Our hearts go out to the Stewart family!!!

  5. Lee and Mary
    • August 11, 2023 - 10 months ago

    Kristi and Family, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 🙏

  6. Mary and Gayle Jensen
    • August 13, 2023 - 10 months ago

    Jean and Family- We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a good guy and always enjoyed chatting with him.

  7. Maury& Jenel Rogers
    • August 15, 2023 - 10 months ago

    Jeanie and family so sorry to hear about Pat. Have been sick so wasn’t able to attend . Pat always had a smile and a story he will be missed.

  8. Anonymous
    • August 23, 2023 - 10 months ago

    Thanks to all of you for your sympathy, memories and good wishes. It is appreciated very much.

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