Obituary of Patrick Gail Holdridge
Tecumseh –Patrick Holdridge, age 77, of Tecumseh, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 16, 2021. His wife, Karen Hansen Holdridge preceded him in death as well as his parents, Lawrence and Norma (Greenfield) Holdridge. He will be greatly missed by his children, Wendy (Bill) Beardsley, Julie (Tom) Wright, Stacy (Danielle) Vallad, Troy (Beth) Vallad and Jennifer (Russ) Eskew. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy. In addition to his immediate family, Patrick is survived by his companion Bonnie Wishard, and his brothers Terry (Cindy) Holdridge and Rick (Betty) Holdridge as well as many nieces and nephews and great friends.
Pat was a life-long resident of Tecumseh, graduating from Tecumseh High School in 1961. After graduation he pursued further education at Henry Ford Community College. Pat retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 plus years of employment. Many great memories were created with family and friends throughout the years. He most enjoyed camping, bowling, golfing and playing cards. Upon retirement, Pat enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida. He will be deeply missed by all.
The family will greet relatives and friends from 10:00-11:00 Saturday, October 23 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tecumseh. Service will begin at 11:00 with a luncheon to follow. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Michigan Gift of Life at giftoflifemighigan.org.