Great Uncle Pat
May 1, 2019
Our paternal grandfather's brother, our great uncle, died in 1959, so there aren't many of us left who knew him. We of the 4th generation only knew him as children, and I, the eldest of the group, was just 12 when Pat died while feeding cows one winter.
Pat never married. I've been told that he drank for years, but one day simply quit alcohol. I heard him relate to a friend that one morning he...