J. Pat Ryan, 67, of Hanna died Friday, March 25, 2016 at Ivinson Memorial Hospital after his battle with cancer. He was born to James and Margaret (nee Gibbs) Ryan on July 28, 1948 in Sioux City, Iowa. Pat last worked for Sandy’s Welding as an underground miner, and he belonged to the Ironworkers Union. Pat had a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Wayne State College, Wayne Nebraska. He loved mischief but had a heart of gold and was willing to lend a hand wherever he could.
He is preceded in death by his parents. Pat is survived by his sister Connie Dorcey and nephew Brad Dorcey, neice Amy Dorcet Boyle, all from Nebraska, neice Kathy Dorcey Lafabor from Iowa, and nephew Brian Dorcey from Minnesota.
A celebration of life will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Hanna Rec Center.
Memorial donations may be made to the Meredith and Jeannie Ray Cancer Center (255 North 30th Street Laramie, Wyoming 82072) or the American Cancer Society (8221 West 20th Street Greeley, Colorado 80634).
Anyone who wants to help with the memorial, please call Lavonne Tlustos at 325-6752.