Patricia Metzger

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon for Patricia Metzger, 90, of Langdon.

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Posted on 6/17/16

She died Friday, June 10, 2016 at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.

Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.

Patricia Rose Schneider was born March 20, 1926 to Ray and Elsie (Johnson) Schneider in Mt. Carmel. She attended grade school in the Hannah area and graduated from Hannah High School in 1944. She then went on to Valley City Teacher’s College and obtained her two year standard teaching certificate. She returned to the Langdon area and taught school for a couple years. She was united in marriage to Emeric Metzger on June 19, 1947 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Wales. They made their home in Langdon. After raising her family, she went back to work at J.C. Penney in Langdon for several years and also spent time volunteering at the Langdon hospital. She and Emeric spent over 20 years wintering in Mesa, Ariz. She loved to bowl and play cards. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. She had been a resident at Maple Manor Care Center since 2014.

Pat is survived by her children:  Lola (Duane) Gellner of Fargo, Colleen Spreckelmeyer of Bellingham, Wash., Jim Metzger of Minot, Margy (Ken) Spangler of Sedro Woolley, Wash.; grandchildren: Rob, Marney and Ryan Gellner, Wade and Kyle Spreckelmeyer, Brian Metzger, Nick and Kayla Spangler; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings: Louis (Jean) Schneider of Bismarck and Mary (Harris) Hillestad of Lillian, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Emeric, and brothers: Luverne, Syl and Elmer.

Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at