Patrick (Onde) Onderak, 69, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday, November 29, 2019. Patrick was born in Ashland, WI, on March 2, 1950 the son of Joseph and Verna (Mitchen) Onderak.
Patrick attended DePadua High School in the late 60’s until its closing. After high school he attended Superior Vocational School and then he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served his country proudly. Patrick finished his career with 22 years as the Ashland City Treasurer. He was an avid sports fan who loved the Packers, Brewers, Badgers and Oredockers. He attended many Oredocker events and loved watching his nephews and other local athletes play sports throughout the years.
Patrick was very involved in the Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church which included sitting on the Finance Committee and treasurer for the St Agnes Educational Fund for many years. Patrick loved the Ashland area and gave back to it by participating in many community organizations. He spent many years on the Bay Area Civic Center Board and the Ashland Little League baseball board. He had a love for cars and was well known for his 1970 TA Challenger which he kept in pristine condition.
Survivors include his sisters, Patricia (James) Pristash of Eau Claire, WI and Jeanette (Charles) Singler of Ashland, WI; Special Beloved Nephews, John (Tina) Pristash, Scott (Nikki) and Tony (Jenna) Singler.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Patrick will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Ashland with Father Jerome D’Souza as Celebrant.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church in Ashland and continue until the hour of service.
Interment will take place in Saint Agnes Cemetery in Ashland.
Memorials can be made to Our Lady of the Lake Church or Ashland Little League.
Online condolences of Patrick’s family may be left at the funeral home’s website, www.mountainfuneralhomes.com
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mountain Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Ashland and Mellen, WI.