John "Pat" Mendenhall

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Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home
409 West Main Street
Monroe, WA
982720118
(360)-794-7049
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John "Pat" Mendenhall

John "Pat" Mendenhall was born in Seattle, WA on August 8, 1937 and passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on May 28, 2011 in Kirkland, WA. Pat was one of seven children born to Walter and Lillian Mendenhall and grew up in Ballard, WA. In 1968, Pat, his wife, Charleen "Jackie" and their children moved to Duvall where Pat and Jackie have resided since.
Pat worked at Frank's bakery, Buchan's Bakery and Langendorf Bakery before working for Lakeside Sand and Gravel and Cadman as a truck driver for 30 years. After a brief retirement, Pat decided to go back to work for Sutton Trucking. He was a teamster from 1962 to 2003 and also volunteered at the Duvall Fire Department for 16 years. Pat's hobbies included bowling, golf, trains, baking for family and friends, working outdoors, his many animals and especially his grandkids and great-grandkids.
Pat was preceded in death by his father and mother; brothers, Stan and Gordon; and sisters-in-law, Eunice, Patricia, Diane and Linda.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jackie; daughter, Deborah; sons, Pat Jr. and Kelly (Lynette); step-daughters, Diana Reeves (Jody) and Lisa Wolfe; step-sons, Bill, Dennis and Mark Peterson; along with 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and siblings, Sue Jones (Gene), Roy, Thomas and Stephen.. He is also survived by former wives, Irene Kane and Janice Hansen.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Purdy & Kerr Funeral Home, 409 West Main St., Monroe, WA, with a reception to follow at East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe, WA.
In lieu of flowers please send any donations to East County Senior Center in Monroe; Evergreen Hospital or Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland; or the .



Published in The Herald (Everett) from June 9 to June 11, 2011
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