Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 21, 2013

Patrick K. Butler

KALKASKA — Patrick K. Butler, age 58, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Kalkaska on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. He was born in Detroit on Aug. 12, 1955, to Francis and Anne (McMonagle) Butler.

Patrick was a skilled tile setter, a trade he learned while working with his brother.

He was a resident of Kalkaska for the past six years.

Patrick enjoyed music, the outdoors, motorcycles and NASCAR racing. He was a quiet person who cherished family.

Patrick is survived by his siblings, Frank (Peggy) Butler, Nancy Haldane and Dan (Diane) Butler; his mother, Anne Noonan; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cheboygan.

Memorial contributions may be given in Patrick’s memory to Dakoske Hall, 116 E. Eighth St., Traverse City, MI 49684 or to Munson Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, 1105 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684.

Condolences may be left online at

Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.

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