Patrick Allan "Pat" Bartosz
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October 15, 1963 - December 30, 2012
Patrick Allan "Pat" Bartosz, 49, of Middleton, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012.
Pat was born on October 15, 1963 in Riverside, California to Charles and Fujiko (Enomoto). He was the fifth of six children. In 1981 Pat graduated from Borah High School in Boise. Following high school he joined the Coast Guard in 1982 where he was a mechanic until 1986.
In October of 1997, Pat was blessed with the birth of his daughter, Sydney. In August of 2006, he married the love of his life, Sheryl.
His love of anything with a motor, fishing, camping, and his unmatched generosity were just part of what set him apart from the rest. Pat was always willing to lend a hand, play a practical joke, or shoot the breeze over a beer. You didn't have to twist his arm very hard to convince him to go with, if you ever needed a fishing buddy, no matter what.
Pat is survived by his wife, Sheryl; his father, Charles, of Boise; daughter, Sydney, of Meridian; step-daughter, Jennifer Buseman, of Boise; step-son, Ron (Ashley) Buseman, of Nampa; grandchildren, Braison and Lilian Buseman, of Nampa; sister, Bonny (Ray) Johnson, of Belmont, CA; brother, Stan, of Boise; sister, Betty, of Boise; sister, Eileen (Todd) Tannahill, of Tracy, CA; two nieces, one nephew, and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, and brother, Stephen.
A memorial service with reception will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Cloverdale Funeral Home Reception Center, 1200 N. Cloverdale Road in Boise.
A private family inurnment will be held at Cloverdale Memorial Park in Boise.
To share memories with the family please visit Pat's memorial webpage at www.cloverdalefuneralhome.com.
Happy fishing Pat, you will be missed more than words can describe.
Cloverdale Funeral Home
1200 North Cloverdale Road
Boise, ID 83713
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Jan. 6, 2013