Joseph Alan Patrenets
1950 - 2020

Joseph Alan Patrenets

August 13, 1950 – October 25, 2020

RACINE - Joseph Alan Patrenets, 70, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on October 25, 2020.

Joseph was born in Racine to the late Norbert and Florence (nee Myers) Patrenets on August 13, 1950. He met the love of his life, Kristine (nee Turkowski), and they were united in marriage on February 8, 1981. Joseph worked for Bodycote as a heat-treater for over 30 years and retired in 2016. He also worked part time at Kwik Trip for two years. Joseph was a referee for over 30 years for High School and semi pro football. He was a handyman and loved working with wood and crafted many projects. He loved riding his Harley and grilling out for his family and friends. Joseph loved his grandchildren and always made time for them. He volunteered for every field trip and was a timekeeper for the Praying Mantis soccer team and was known as 'Grandpa Joe' by the children.

Joseph was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed by many.

Left to cherish Joseph's memories is his wife, Kristine Patrenets; children: Alan (AJ) (Maite) Patrenets, Mike (Lisa) Patrenets, and Melissa (Alessandro) Dal Vecchio; grandchildren: Andrew and Marisol Patrenets, Alessio and Lorenzo Dal Vecchio; siblings: Sharon Phillips, James Patrenets, John (Jean) Patrenets; special nephew: Bill Phillips; and many beloved family and friends.

A visitation will be held at Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM where family and friends are welcomed to share stories and memories of Joe. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, only 50 people will be allowed to enter the funeral home at a time. Guests may be required to wait outside until others leave the funeral home. Anyone planning on attending Joseph's visitation will also be required to wear a face covering/mask upon entering the funeral home along with following social distancing guidelines.

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Wilson Funeral Home

1212 Lathrop Ave

Racine, WI, 53402


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Published by Racine Journal Times on Oct. 28, 2020.
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Whenever I Joe Introduced me to someone, he always called me "a brother from another mother ". I miss you Joe
Marcus McCullough
October 30, 2020
Tom Vasiliou
October 30, 2020
Kris, So sad to hear about your loss. May you your kids and your grandkids hang on to the many happy memories of Joe and never let them go. Love, hugs and God bless
Sue Stoddart
October 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss. My heart goes out you and your family.
Joyce Bloom
October 29, 2020
Kris,so sorry for you and your families loss of Joe. You guys we're great to my daughter Christina when she lived with. Joe always had the best humor and knew how to make people laugh. He will be dearly missed.
Sheri Lopez
October 28, 2020
I worked with Joe, as a member of his officiating well as being good friends for many years...He will be missed by all who knew him....
David Litrenta
October 28, 2020
I am deeply shocked and saddened at this awful news. My sincere condolences go out to the family and loved ones.
Candace Lepow
October 28, 2020