Patrick G. Sullivan, age 76, of 502 Michigan Ave. Gladstone, passed away on Monday, December 22nd, 2008 at home surrounded by family members. Pat was born December 26th, 1931 in Gladstone the son of Henry and Eunice (Lester) Sullivan and he was always proud of his Irish ancestry. After his graduation from the Gladstone High School, Pat entered military service and served his country from 1949 to 1952 with the United States Air Force. He also was a member of the National Guard until 1962. For over 32 years, Pat was employed for Harnischfeger Corporation in Escanaba and retired as a machinist.
Pat was united in marriage to the former Theresa M. Derouin on September 13th, 1952 at St. Anne Chapel in Escanaba and together raised five children.
Pat and Theresa enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, and gardening. Many family and friends were treated to his vegetables he grew from seed and with his own special compost. In addition, he enjoyed woodworking and loved making his wife, Theresa, and other family members many items that they will always cherish, including the pram,