Patrick Tacha

Obituary of Patrick Tacha



Patrick A. "Pat" Tacha, 62, of Meriden, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at his home of cardiac arrest. He was born July 20, 1954 in Norton, Kansas, the son of Claude and Barbara (Wetter) Tacha.

Pat graduated from Norton High School and attended Vo-Tech School at Goodland, Kansas. He was employed at Brown Welding Supply/Airgas for 34 years.

Pat married Connie A. Hodgson on July 9, 1994 in Salina, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include: one son, Evan (Rachel) Tacha, Salina, Kansas; two brothers, Lynn (Sandy) Tacha, Kearney, Nebraska; Jim (Lori) Tacha, Kearney, Nebraska; four sisters, Mary Jo (Gale) Montgomery, Norton, Kansas; Sharon (Vance) Poage, Grainfield, Kansas; Anita (John) Covey, Wheatridge, Colorado; Marcia Tacha, Hays, Kansas.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Barbara Tacha and one brother, John Tacha.

Memorial services will be held at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Norton, Kansas, on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made out to the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, 2211 Avenue A, Kearney, NE 68847.