Patrick was a gifted technician and mechanic; he enjoyed repairing or restoring anything with an engine or motor. He was generous with his time and was always willing to help a friend or family member in need. When he wasn't at work, Patrick enjoyed watching sports mostly NASCAR races during the season and the Minnesota Vikings on Sundays.
Patrick will be greatly missed by his wife, Amy Kaiser; children, Robin and Ashley Matejka; sisters, Lori (Hamed) El-Afandi of Chandler, AZ, Christine (Lance) Duellman of Winona; honorary brother, Jimmy C (Brenda) Christensen of Winona; brother-in-law, Dave (Nancy) Griffin; mother-in-law, Nanci (Carroll) Moger; father-in-law, Dave (Gail) Griffin; as well as his nieces, nephews, other extended family and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Darlene Kaiser.
There will be a Celebration of Patrick's Life held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 17, at the Hoff Celebration of Life Center in Winona. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the Celebration from 10-11 AM. Memorials are preferred to Patrick's wife, Amy Kaiser.