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Information for Leo R. Patrick
5 August, 1918 - 21 April, 1991
The Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1991

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Leo 'Pat' Patrick
Leo R. "Pat" Patrick, 72, of Caldwell, died Sunday, April 21, 1991, at a Nampa nursing home of natural causes.  Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell, with the Rev. Michael Turner officiating.  A private graveside service will be held earlier at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Pat was born Aug. 5, 1918, at Ordway, Colo., the son of Guy and Dora Patrick.  He grew up and attended school in Oxford, Neb.  After his high school graduation he moved with his family to Idaho. 
   During the years he attended the College of Idaho and worked at the Model Market in Caldwell.
    In 1941 he joined the Air Force and served for four years as a flight instructor.  Most of these years he spent at air bases in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.
    He married Barbara Eddy in June 1942.
    After his discharge from the military, he flew for TWA Airlines out of Kansas City for one year.
    At that time he returned to Caldwell and worked at and was a partner in the Model Market until his retirement.
    He belonged to the Air Force Reserve, retiring with the rank of major.  He was also a member of the Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church of Caldwell.
    He enjoyed fishing and camping with his family.  He and Barbara traveled quite a bit following his retirement, Pat particularly enjoyed his granddaughters, Holly and Katie Shurtliff.
    Survivors include his wife, Barbara Patrick of Caldwell; a son, Mark Patrick, a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Allen Shurtliff, two granddaughters Holly and Katie Shurtliff, all of Caldwell; a brother and sister-in-law, Vernon and Madeline Patrick of Redmond, Ore., four sisters, Vera Blauvelt, Thelma (Mrs. N.A.) Wade, Pat (Mrs. Stan) Young, and Lois (Mrs. Dale) Harwick.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, a sister, and a nephew.
    The family suggest memorials be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 East Bannock, Boise, Idaho 83712-6297.

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