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1943 Patrick 2024

Patrick Dolan

May 2, 1943 — May 16, 2024


Patrick Micheal Dolan was born in Enid, Oklahoma on May 2, 1943 to Joe and Florine Dolan and passed away May 16, 2024 at the age of 81 after a short battle with lung cancer. He was raised in Enid, Oklahoma until he was a teenager, from there the family moved to Bellaire, Texas then later to Lake Tenkiller near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. While living at Lake Tenkiller he met and married Linda Carter and they had one daughter, Jody Marle.

He later married Shirley Hill in 1966 and had a son Micheal, they remained married until her death in 2017 (51 years).

Pat later Joined the US Army where he was deployed to Korea, then later to Fort Richardson in Alaska. During his 8 years in the military he was a drill sergeant and later a staff sergeant. He remembered his time in Alaska fondly while there he hunted moose and caribou. Pat was an avid Hunter and fisherman.

After he finished his military career the family moved to the Morris, Oklahoma area. Pat attended Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee, Oklahoma where he graduated with a Plumbing degree. He was a Plumber in Houston, Texas, Hinton, Oklahoma, and later started a plumbing business in Okmulgee for a few years. He worked in the Oil patch in Enid for a few years and back to the Morris area where he worked with his wife's family on the farm and cattle operation. He went to work with the Post office in Muskogee and later the post office in Okmulgee until he retired. After retirement he worked a few years for the Deep Fork National Wildlife refuge.

Pat continued to hunt and fish until his 70's. He Loved deer hunting and he especially loved the Cherokee public hunt area near Lake Tenkiller. He made numerous trips to Colorado for Elk hunting with His Son Mike and Nephew Mark. He loved the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and New Mexico. After Shirley retired they purchased an RV and took several trips to Red River, New Mexico.

Pat is proceeded in death by his parents Joe and Florine Dolan, his Brother Jerry Dolan, his Sister Joenita Burns, and His wife Shirley and Son Micheal Dolan.

Patrick is survived by his granddaughter, Cortney Dolan and wife Brigida, daughter-in-law Natalie Dolan, nephew Mark, grandchildren Zach and Ashley, Danielle, Michael and Emma, Kaylee, John, Aurora, Ayden, and Kenzie; great grandchildren Adain Clay, Bradlee Clay, Malaki and Macklynn Dolan; his close friend, Glen Robbins; and many other loving relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Schaudt Okmulgee Funeral Service Chapel, with Pastor Randy Matthews of Clearview Baptist Church officiating. A graveside service will occur at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery after the memorial.

Arrangements are entrusted to Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service & Cremation Care, 220 S. Alabama, Okmulgee, OK 74447. Family and friends are invited to leave kind words of comfort, share special memories, and express their condolences online at

Pat loved life and made the most of it, he was always doing something. He will be remembered for his dedication, his love for the outdoors, and the deep love he had for his family and friends.

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service Chapel

220 S. Alabama Ave, Okmulgee, OK 74447

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