Patrick Schlentz | Death notice | columbustelegram.com
Patrick P. Schlentz
June 25, 1950 – September 20, 2021
Patrick P. Schlentz, 71, from Omaha, died on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha.
A Memorial Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in David City with Reverend Jay Buhman as officiant. Interment took place in St. Mary’s Cemetery in David City.
Patrick P. Schlentz and his twin brother, Michael, were born on June 24, 1950 in David City, Nebraska, to Philip and Dorothy (Moran) Schlentz. He attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and graduated from Aquinas High School in 1968. He attended trades school and worked for a short time as a mechanic. He entered the police academy and after graduation went to work as a police officer in Fremont for seven years. He then moved to Lincoln, where he served in the force for 17 years. Pat left the Lincoln area to work as an undercover white collar crime investigator and public prosecutor on Saipan Island in the northern Mariana Islands. During his five years on the island, he met, fell in love and married his wife, Beth, on May 18, 2001. They moved to Omaha after his tenure expired, where Pat went to work at DHHS in Adult Protective Services, where he remained until his retirement in 2015.
Pat is survived by his wife, Beth of Omaha; sister, Nancy Erisman of Lincoln; several nieces, nephews and cousins.