PATRICK ALLEN COLE
Patrick Allen Cole, age 59, of Cedar Springs, passed away on May 22, 2012. Patrick was born December 15, 1952 to Wendell and Ruth Cole of Lakeview, Michigan, where he lived for several years on the family farm. He was a Vietnam Veteran and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ferris State University. He enjoyed gardening, bike riding and camping. For many years he was deeply involved with researching family ancestry. One of his greatest loves was watching football. He loved his children and was extremely proud of all they had accomplished. Patrick is survived by his wife Debra (Witham), three children, including a daughter Angela and two sons, Patrick and Adam, three step daughters, 7 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister, Mary Cole of West Branch, his brother, Alex (Connie) Cole of Lakeview and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wendell and Ruth, four brothers, Dennis, Donovan, Russell and john and two sisters, June and Janet. Patrick was cremated and a graveside memorial service is planned at Lakeview Cemetery in the city of Lakeview for July 14, 2012 at 2:00P.M. Family and friends are welcome.