CPT. Jan “JP” Michael Patronek, 74, passed away peacefully on 10-Jul-2021. He was born on 3-Apr-1947, in Bremerton, WA to the late Walter Patronek, Sr. and Elva Mae GeRoy Patronek. He is preceded in death by his brother Walter Patronek, Jr.
Surviving are his three children, Candace Jan-Michelle McCurry (John), Michael Lee Patronek, and Dalton James Patronek. Grandchildren are Amber-Lee Brock, Raleigh Patronek, and Ronin Patronek.
After graduating high school, JP enlisted into the US Army, attending Basic Combat Training, Infantry Advanced Individual Training, Jump School, and Infantry Officer Candidate School, becoming a 2LT of infantry before serving 2 tours in Viet Nam. Served as Jumpmaster for two non-profit civilian paratrooper organizations. Other professional trades were owning two paint and body shops and restoring Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Services will be at Fort Gibson National Cemetery at 1423 Cemetery Rd., Fort Gibson, OK, on 3-Aug 2021, at 11am, to follow a Celebration of Life at the Helmerich & Payne Lodge, 15709 N. Sunset Valley Rd., Hulbert, OK 74441 (use this zip code for GPS navigation)
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Sons of American Legion Post 141/Annual Fishing Tournament, 2141 N. Hwy 88, Claremore, OK 74017
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