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Patrick Michael McKenna

September 27, 1943 August 13, 2019
Patrick Michael McKenna
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Patrick Michael McKenna, 75, a resident of the Beaverton community, died Tuesday morning, August 13, 2019 at the St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Portland.

Private Cremation Rites were held at the Hoyt Crematory in Forest Grove.

PATRICK MICHAEL MCKENNA was born September 27, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas, the son of the late Earl Dean McKenna and Naomi Stricklan. He was raised and received his education in the Kirkland, Missouri community, having been a graduate of the Kirkland High School Class of 1961. He later attended Washburn University in Topeka, KS and the Portland State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in architecture.

Following High School, he resided in Topeka, KS; and Houston, TX until he moved to the Beaverton community, where he had resided since.

Patrick worked for SW Bell Yellow Pages before pursuing his passion as an architect. Patrick also served 6 years in the Kansas and Texas National Guard.

Among his special interests, he was an avid gun enthusiast, he enjoyed art, music, and photography, and he loved to collect movies.

Patrick was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Naomi McKenna.
Survivors include his brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Kimberley McKenna, of Kalispell, Montana, and his nieces and nephews, Danielle and Matthew Langer, Meghan and Daniel Simpson, and Matthew Schwab.

The family suggests that remembrances may be contributions to Providence St Vincent Hospital in Beaverton, OR in his memory.

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Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives in Beaverton is entrusted with the arrangements.

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