Stoughton - Patrick Michael Kelly, age 62, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 at UW Hospital in Madison due to complications of cardiac arrest.
He was born in Madison on September 9, 1950, the son of Robert and Hjordis (Sather) Kelly. Pat served his country in the U.S. Army. On March 20, 1994, he married Rebecca Himmerich. Pat worked as a union steamfitter for 37 years with local #394 and #601 and retired on September 28, 2012.
He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family, and watching sports. Pat was dedicated to his children, taking them to many events and going out to Wednesday night dinners. He had a great sense of humor and was the most genuinely caring guy.
Pat is survived by his wife, Becky; five children, Heath (Jennifer), Jake (Jaime), Sarah Grossman, Shawn and Bethany Kelly; his first wife, Karen McCredie Braun; five grandchildren; five siblings, Judy (Claude) Dahlk, Guy (Suzy), Robert, Lisa (Marv Moody) Tolley and Larry Tolley; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4011 Major Avenue, Madison, with Rev. Paula Harris officiating and Rev. Mark Petersen preaching. Military honors will follow. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, today, Monday, December 3, 2012 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589