Funeral services for Patrick Fremming were held Sept. 30, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Mabank with Pastor Dan Gurley officiating. A graveside service followed at Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank.
Patrick was born June 9, 1935 in Omaha, Neb., to parents Morris and Patricia (Morgan) Fremming and entered into eternal rest Sept. 27, 2019 at the age of 84.
He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas and graduated from SMU with his degree in Electrical Engineering.
Patrick married the love of his life, Catherine, Aug. 17, 1963 in Grand Prairie. He was always very active in the lives of his children; coaching them in sports, attending school events and activities.
Patrick was a hard worker and a good provider. He hated traveling for business because it took him away from his family. Patrick loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren, who called him “Pakie” (pronounced “Pocky”). They brought much joy to his life.
Patrick enjoyed watching the Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mabank. Patrick stayed active coaching little league and volunteering for the food bank at the church. He was an amazing father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be missed immensely by those who knew and loved him.
Patrick was preceded in death by his parents, wife Catherine Fremming, son Steven Bull and brothers Mike Fremming and Richard Fremming.
He is survived by his children Mary Ferguson and husband Walter of Whitney, David Bull and wife Marla of Waxahachie, Nancy Vincent and husband Gregory of Madison, Ala. and Donald Fremming and wife Rina of Lake Stevens, Wash., grandchildren Benjamin Ferguson and wife Kristi of Mansfield, Andrew Ferguson and wife Melissa of Cypress, Calif., Sarah Vincent of Madison, Ala., Michael Vincent of Madison, Ala., Troy Fremming of Lake Stevens, Wash. and Sofia Fremming of Lake Stevens, Wash., eight great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.