Patrick Donald “Pat” Kilps, 67, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of Hales Corners, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011 in Punta Gorda.
Born February 19, 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to June and Arthur Kilps, Pat, who served with the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and U.S. Coast Guard, was a longtime Wisconsin real estate businessman who moved from his native Wisconsin to Punta Gorda in 1992, and operated Kilps Flags. He was a member of the Port Charlotte Golf Club, B.P.O. Elks, Loyal Order of Moose, and Royal Order of Ponce de Leon Conquistadors.
He is survived by his beloved family; wife, Marlis E. Kilps; mother, June L. Kilps; children, Lisa (Brian) Jonas of Franklin, WI, Todd A. (Rebecca) Kilps of Montgomery, PA, and Scott W. (Kimberly) Kilps of Hales Corners, WI; step children, Dirk Woehr of Germany, Susanne Kern of Germany, and Angela Lindaw of Punta Gorda, and 13 grandchildren. Pat was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services for Pat will be held Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Roberson Funeral Homes Punta Gorda Chapel at 215 Mary Street, with viewing from 10:00 A.M. to start of services at 11:00 A.M. A private committal will be held later by the Kilps family.
Memorial bequests in Pat’s name in lieu of flowers are suggested to the American Heart Association or American Lung Association.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.