Patrick J. Dillingham

Dillingham, Patrick J.

Patrick J. Dillingham, age 72, of 576 Church Avenue, Nekoosa, WI died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his home.

Funeral Services are 1:00 PM Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Christian Life Fellowship, Port Edwards, WI. Rev. Dean Anderson will officiate. Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Visitation will be at Christian Life Fellowship on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of services.

Patrick was born May 28, 1940 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to James and Aurelia (Kehrberg) Dillingham. He married Donna Munro on February 20, 1960 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Patrick was employed at Mead Container Corp. in Milwaukee, WI for 30 years and then became the custodian for Christian Life Fellowship for 15 years retiring in July 2011. Patrick was known as being a jack of all trades, master of none.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Donna; two sons, Kirk (Kathy) Dillingham and Chad (Kathy) Dillingham; two daughters, Kathy (Fiancé- Delbert Kedrowski) Dillingham and Mary (Scott) Slusser; 14 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; one brother, Richard Dillingham; six sisters, Ruth Timm, Millie (Jerry) Freeberg, Shirley (Charles) Pfender, Stella Rude, Nancy Stensberg and Margaret Dillingham, one sister in law, Linda Munro and brother in law, Virgil Gabler.

Patrick was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Luetta (Virgil) Gabler; granddaughter, Amanda Dillingham; great grandson, Cole Montag; sisters and brothers in law, Elsie (Charles) Kohl, Bernice (Anthony) Sweeney, Lorraine (Irv) Jeske, Marie Dillingham, Robert Thompson, Robert (Delores) Munro, Richard (Wanda) Munro, Wayne (Billie) Munro, Kenneth Munro and Luetta Gabler.

Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is handling all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to the Missions of Christian Life Fellowship.


Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Apr. 26, 2013