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Patrick H. “Pat” Crary, 67, Pardeeville

Patrick H. “Pat” Crary, 67, of Pardeeville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Dycora Transitional Health and Living in Beaver Dam.

He was born Nov. 11, 1949, in Richland Center, the son of Ivan and Joan (Griffiths) Crary. Pat married Theresa Parks on July 12, 1980. He worked as a veterinary technician in Madison for more than 35 years until his retirement. Pat enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting, as well as breeding and raising German shorthair pointers. He also raced horses for many years; in his early years he enjoyed showing them as well.

Pat is survived by his wife, Theresa, of 37 years; children, Chad (Angie) Crary and Jodi (Jason) Cerkoney; grandchildren, Riley Dupee, Rhandyn, Rance and Regan Meierdirk, Chase Seipel, Brock and Mason Ashley, Ella Cerkoney and Megan Crary; brothers, Paul (Cindy) Crary and Phillip (Wendy) Crary. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and by his brother, Mike Crary.

The family would like to thank the Staff at Dycora Transitional Health and Living for the exceptional care they gave Pat.

A celebration of Pat’s life will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville. Online condolences may be made at