Patrick W. Bresnahan

Patrick W. Bresnahan

Bresnahan, Patrick W., of Lakeville, passed away July 4, 2017, at the age of 89.
Born and raised in Hibbing, MN.
He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from St. John’s University, where he met the love of his life, Elaine (Scholz). They married in 1951. He serviced in the Marines before receiving a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Thomas University.
Pat was a respected Educator, Counselor, acting Superintendent, acting Principal, and retired as Director of Special Education for the Lakeville Public School District.
Pat had a strong faith and was a longtime member of All Saints Catholic Church in Lakeville. He enjoyed raising his three sons, golf, coaching various sports, his second home in Naples, FL, and spending time with family and friends.
Pat is preceded in death by this wife, Elaine, sister Eileen, and three infant children. He is survived by devoted sons Tim (Jill), Kevin (Lori), Terry (Sue). Also survived by loving grandchildren: Nick (Beth), Jamie, Ryan, Matthew, Adam (Alyssa), Anna and Tom Bresnahan, and Ashley and Leah Peterson. Great-grandchildren Hayden, Dalton and Colton Bresnahan, brother James “Cork” (Nancy) Bresnahan, and sister Nancy Laliberte, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family would like to thank the nursing and medical staff at Fairview Ridges. A very special thank you to the loving and dedicated staff of Highview Hills Memory Unit at Lakeville.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at All Saints Catholic Church, 19795 Holyoke Ave. in Lakeville on Friday, July 7th, at 11 AM with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial in Pat’s name to Highview Hills (Walker Methodist) or All Saints Catholic Church.
White Funeral Home
Lakeville 952-469-2723
Condolences: www.whitefuneralhomes.com

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