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Donald L. Patrick

June 12, 1935 — April 2, 2024

McPherson, KS

Donald Lee Patrick, 88, a lifetime McPherson County resident, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, surrounded by family at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.


Don was born on June 12, 1935, in Marquette, KS, the son of Gustaf Arthur Emmanuel and Alyce Dorothy (Peterson) Patrick.  He graduated from Marquette High School and later attended Hutchinson Community College. On August 2, 1958, Don was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Becker in Lindsborg, KS.  


He served in the Army National Guard and worked as an auto mechanic at the local Ford dealership and for the McPherson Street Department.  He was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson.


Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Ellen Patrick; two daughters, Pam (Barry) Pjesky and Darla (Tracy) Presnell, all of McPherson, KS; two sisters, Norma Jean Holm (Eyler Anderson) of Marquette, KS and Deanna (Ray) Applequist of Falun, KS; four grandchildren, Bryce Pjesky, James (Susan) Presnell, Aaron (Jamie) Pjesky, and Tyler (Susana) Pjesky; seven great-grandchildren; and many extended family members and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and infant children, Daryl Lee Patrick and Maria Jane Patrick.


The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Friday, April 12, 2024, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 13, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  Burial with Military Honors will follow at McPherson Cemetery. To view a live stream broadcast of the service, please click on the following link:


Memorial donations can be made to the McPherson Animal Shelter or the Cat House in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

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