James Patzke Profile Photo

James Patzke

August 25, 1940 — October 23, 2021

Beeville

James Patzke

James Joseph Patzke, 81, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home in Beeville, Texas.

James was born August 25, 1940 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Joseph B. Patzke and Lorraine (Brings) Patzke. He married Ramona “Dolly” Swinney on August 18, 1973. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years employed in the Supply Department earning the rank of Petty Officer 1st Class and was a Vietnam veteran. He was an active parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church as well as a member of the VFW, NARFE and the FRA. An avid fisherman, he also enjoyed collecting antiques.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Lorraine Patzke; his wife, Dolly Patzke; and a son, Jim Padgett.

Survivors include two sons, John Thompson and Richard Thompson; grandchildren, John J. Thompson, David Thompson, Kayleigh Thompson, Nathan Thompson and Erica Thompson; three sisters, Susan Hufsey, Kathy Riech and Carol Bufkin; and a host of extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 28, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7 o’clock.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 29, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home followed by burial at Glenwood Cemetery where he will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife, Dolly.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Patzke, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 28, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home

409 N Tyler St, Beeville, TX 78102

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home

409 N Tyler St, Beeville, TX 78102

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, October 29, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home

409 N Tyler St, Beeville, TX 78102

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment following funeral service

Friday, October 29, 2021

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree