Patrick Allen Sandry, 49, of Lansing, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Mayo Healthcare in LaCrosse after a short courageous battle with cancer. Patrick Allen Sandry was born August 25, 1968, in Waukon, IA to Robert and Marian (Halverson) Sandry, Sr. Pat graduated from Kee High School in 1986.
Pat’s first job was working in California as a carpenter with Dennis Palmer. After that he had worked for Northern Engraving, Viking Insulation and Culligan. He was presently working for Cabela’s in Prairie du Chien as 2nd shift Lead in the Distribution Center for 10 years.
Pat was an avid fisherman and hunter. As he enjoyed learning from the old guys and teaching the young guys about fishing and hunting. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and had a great passion for fishing and hunting. He owned a pontoon which he enjoyed fishing on and just cruising the river with friends and family. He truly treasured the beauty of the Lansing area and the community.
Pat touched so many lives by his friendship, infectious-mischievous smile and stories. He was a loving, caring, generous, funny, quick-witted young man with a heart of gold. He lived his life to the fullest. He would always put others before himself and had a deep respect for others. Pat always took the time to visit with people and would have a good story to share. He had the ability to make people smile. He was truly one of a kind and most definitely a good host. To know Pat was to love Pat.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Marian (Halverson) and Duane Meier of Lansing; two sisters, Kim (Gary) Welsh of Lansing and Pam Herman of Lansing, IA; one brother, Robert (Mary) Sandry, Jr. of DeWitt, IA; 4 nieces, 6 nephews and many special friends.
Pat is preceded in death by his father, Robert Sandry, Sr.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing, Iowa. There will also be one hour visitation before services at the church on Monday.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 20, 2017 at United Methodist Church, Lansing, Iowa with Pastor Sedar Wembonyama and Pastor Tom Mattson as the Officiants.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing, Iowa.
Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing, Iowa is helping the family with arrangements.