John Hayden Patrick

September 25, 1930June 9, 2018

John Hayden Patrick passed away at the Veterans Hospital in Yountville, California on June 9, 2018 at age 87. John was born on September 25, 1930 in Auburn, California to Jack and Elsie Patrick. He was one of the third generation of the Patrick Family who lived in the Auburn area. John graduated from Placer High School and served as a corporal in the Army artillery during the Korean War. Upon returning to Auburn, he worked for Cal-Ida Lumber Company and later Chittenden & Chittenden. John volunteered with the Auburn Fire Department for 39 years. In 1973, John married Margaret Jorgensen. Their community activities included volunteering with the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Christmas Basket Program. John and Margaret moved to Emmett Idaho in 2006. Following Margaret’s death in 2014, John returned to California and joined his son Raymond as a resident of the Veterans Home of California at Yountville. John is survived by son, Raymond; stepchildren, Charles Jorgensen, Mary Jorgensen, Carol Hersman, Donna Cates and Helen Newberry; granddaughter, Codie Scott; and great-granddaughters, Jasmine and Hayden Scott. John was preceded in death by his sister Laverne (Patrick) Bartol, his son Charles H. Patrick, and his stepson, David Jorgensen. A celebration of John’s life will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:00a.m. at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, California 95603. A reception will follow. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Auburn Hook and Ladder Company #1 or to Our Lutheran Church,


  • Funeral Service Friday, June 22, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, June 22, 2018

John Hayden Patrick

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