J. Patrick ‘Pat’ Robertson, 78


J. Patrick “Pat” Robertson, 78, of Port Washington, peacefully entered into eternal life on Jan. 8, 2015, with his loving family members at his side.

Cherished faithful husband and soul mate of Dianne S. (nee Stirmel) Robertson for over 25 years. Loving father of Debi (Larry) Germann, Jim (Kelly) Robertson, John (Lynne) Robertson, Susie (Mike) Stone and Dean (Wendy) Robertson. Proud grandfather of Tommy Just, Derrick Just, Nick Just, Haley Robertson and Connor Robertson. Brother-in-law of David (Laureen) Stirmel, Mark Stirmel, Marlene (Norman) Sowatzke, Paul Stirmel (Heather Sprigler) and Tim (Beth) Stirmel.

Uncle of Mike (Heather) Pierson, Pat Mitchell, Jillian Zbleski, Stacey (Steve) Kane, Susan Stirmel, Rachel (Mike) Poulsen, Katie Canary, Mike (Chalea) Stirmel, Alyssa Stirmel (Cory Carter), Anna Stirmel and Connor Stirmel. Father-in-law of Tom Just. Son of the late J. Patrick and Marie “Maggie” Robertson. Son-inlaw of Janet Stirmel and the late Myron Stirmel. Brother of Ron (Jane) Darling and the late Lee Ann Robertson.

Brother of the late Lee Ann Robertson. Fondly remembered by nine great-nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pat’s passion was boating and he enjoyed 68 years on Lake Michigan. He was also an amateur race car driver at Elkhart Lake, State Fair Park, Wilmont and Lindale Farms, winning many first, second and third places. Pat also enjoyed the sport of racing boats on various lakes in Wisconsin and proudly used the number 317. He also enjoyed the Green Felt Club Pool League at the Port Washington Senior Center, where he placed first in the 2013/2014 winter season. Pat was a life member of the Port Washington Yacht Club, certified member of the North Lake Drive 100 MPH Club, Saukville Gun Club and the Green Felt Club of Port Washington.

Pat was the owner of Pat Robertson & Associates Insurance Services, with an office in Port Washington until his retirement in 2007 with earlier offices in Milwaukee. We will miss his wisdom and sense of humor. The love for his family will live on in our hearts forever.

Family and friends may visit from noon to 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave. in Port Washington, followed by a Christian funeral celebration at 3:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1332 Arrowhead Road, Grafton, with Rev. Paul Kelm officiating.

Private burial at Holden East Cemetery in Port Washington. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Our Savior Lutheran Church or Wisconsin Humane Society are appreciated (Pat loved his animals).

A special prayer of thanks to Richard Lusis M.D., John Burfeind M.D., Matthew Hanna M.D., Ryan Cooley M.D., David Mai M.D. and Kenneth Phillips M.D. for their kind and compassionate care.

Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.

It is by the grace of God that we are all saved through faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.