William V. Patrick
June 23, 1933 - December 15, 2017
MASON CITY: William V. Patrick, 84, of Mason City, IA, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at the Heritage Care and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 22, 2017, at 10:30 AM at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148-4th St. SE. with Pastor Dennis Niezwaag officiating. A visitation will take place Thursday, December 21, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N Pennsylvania Ave. Memorials may be directed St. James Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.majorericksonfuneralhome.com.
William Valjean Patrick was born June 23, 1933, in Mason City to parents Valoris and Mabel (Trease) Patrick. Bill attended and graduated from Mason City High School, upon graduating he joined the military serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force, National Guard and the NavyBSEABEES over the course of 32 years. Bill was very proud of his military service and was a veteran of the Korean War.
On July 23, 1953, Bill was united in Marriage to Margaret Hanson. Over the course of their lives the two enjoyed going to casinos and traveling to antique shows with the goal of finding different collectibles that would catch their eyes. After Bill's retirement from the military you could always find him at McDonalds every day for morning coffee with the guys, it was something that he rarely if ever missed.
Bill is survived by his sons: Gary (Darnell) Patrick, Jim Patrick; sisters Betty (Fayne), Bonnie (Paul); sisters in-law: Patricia Patrick, Mary Tevis; grandchildren: Linda (Joel) DeYounge, Nicole Patrick; 13 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Margaret; parents: Valoris and Mabel; brothers: David, Peter; sister: Bea Marie; brother in-law Ellsworth Tevis; sister in-law Janelle Patrick and 1 niece.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation to the staff at the Heritage Care and Rehabilitation center and to Hospice of North Iowa for the care and compassion provided to William and his family.
Arrangements are with Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Mason City, Iowa 50401, 641-423-0924, www.majorericksonfuneralhome.com