Louis Pat Schrink Jr.



Louis Pat Schrink Jr., 80, of Seymour passed away at 8:40 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving family at home.

Born Feb. 22, 1936, in Seymour, he was the son of Louis P. Schrink Sr. and Mary Jane Engelking Schrink, both of whom preceded him in death. On Dec. 16, 1955, in Seymour, he married Patricia A. Stockhoff, who survives.

After graduating from Shields High School, Class of 1954, Pat enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served during the Korean War. After serving in the military, Pat went to work with his father-in-law, as they opened Pat’s Barbershop on O’Brien Street in Seymour. After 20 years as a barber, he changed careers and went into the insurance business and retired after 28 years with Allstate Insurance Co.

He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 89, all of Seymour.

Other survivors besides his wife of 61 years, include children, Peg Schrink McClintic, Rick (Barb) Schrink, Tim Schrink, Tony (Lora) Schrink and Brian (Kristi) Schrink; brothers, John (Shirley) Schrink and Tony Schrink; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Schrink.

The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Father Dan Staublin officiating, assisted by Deacon Mike East. A military flag presentation will follow the service.

Burial will be at a later date at St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of Mass on Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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