Age 72, of Lansing, MI, died July 3, 2017, at his cottage, surrounded by his family. Patrick was born August 6, 1944, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was a son to Ronald and Lee Bohnet. Patrick graduated from J.W. Sexton High School. He was President of Bohnet Electric, where he worked as a master electrician. Patrick lived his bucket list every day, including: his family, his business, his cottage at Horsehead Lake, and golf.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents; first wife of 30 years, Dianne; his second wife of 10 years, Christine; son-in-law, Douglas Dietz; parents-in-law, Wayne and Bertha Pangborn; and brothers-in-law, Dennis Pangborn and Edward Emery. Surviving are: daughters, Sheri (David) Melville and Rena Dietz; 5 adored grandchildren, Lynzie, Lukas, Austin, Sierra, and Dakota; brothers, Mike (Vicki) Bohnet and Steve Bohnet; special friend, Kathy Fosnight; significant other, Ruthie Williams; sister-in-law, Kathleen Emery; brothers-in-law, Gary (Dolly) Pangborn and Claude (Sue) Pangborn; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with inurnment to follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, or the Ingham County Animal Shelter in memory of Patrick Bohnet.