Col. Gene Pate
1947 - 2021
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Col. Gene Pate

Evansville - Col. Gene M. Pate, 73, of Evansville, IN, passed away January 8, 2021. He was born April 15, 1947 in Evansville, IN to the late Mell and Nancy (Lanham) Pate.

Preceded in death by his son, Todd Anthony Pate; and brother, Mark Pate.

Survived by his children, John Pate (Dana), Jenny Weilbrenner (Alex), and Jody Danhauer (Jim); grandchildren, Cody, Collin, Curtis, Ellie, Emma, Clay, Austin and Jesse; mother of his children, Patricia (Dick) Beckgerd; sister, Becky Bagby (Rick); sister-in-law, Sharon Pate; several nieces, nephews and close friends.

Graveside services at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Black's Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, IN.

Due to the national health crisis, masks are required and social distancing should be observed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Shriners Hospitals for Children - St. Louis, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.

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Published in Courier Press from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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