Patrick ‘Pat’ A. Davis, age 73, of Sleepy Eye, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Sleepy Eye Care Center surrounded by his wife of 50 years and their four daughters. Visitation will be held at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 5 to 8 pm. A private family service and interment will be held at a later date at Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Patrick was born January 17, 1944 to Ossie and Verna (Schumann) Davis in Sleepy Eye. He was united in marriage to Coradine ‘Corie’ Meyer on September 2, 1967 in Tracy, MN. They made their home in Sleepy Eye. Patrick owned P.A. Davis Masonry for over forty years. Patrick will be remembered for his love of family, flying airplanes, riding motorcycles, traveling, collecting cars, celebrating his Irish heritage, the pride he took in his work as a mason, and helping those in need. He will live on in our hearts forever.
Patrick is survived by his wife Coradine and daughters and sons-in-law: Shelly (Steven) Bauer of North Mankato, Andrea (Lance) Aukrust of New Ulm, Stephanie (Leon) Schueler of New Ulm, and Tricia (Kasey) Wieland of Elko New Market; eight grandchildren: Patrick (Samantha) Bauer; Tyler, Alexandra, and Arielle Aukrust; Lauren and Ethan Schueler; and Lillian and Jack Wieland; and four great-grandchildren: Ryleigh, Makenzie, Paisley, and Kennedy Bauer. Patrick was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Lloyd and Lillian Meyer, a sister at birth, sister, Kay Gilland, and brother-in-law, Stanton Gilland.