Pat Brendel

Carbonado resident Pat Brendel died Oct. 6, 2015, at the age of 93.

He was born Aug. 3, 1922, in Carbonado to Paul H. and Agnes (McDowell) Brendel. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, blacksmithing and repairing firearms. He also enjoyed traveling by recreational vehicle and water skiing with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by son Paul M. Brendel and wife Barbara; daughter-in-law Joanna Brendel; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Ruth (Gallion) Brendel, and son Kip Brendel.

An inurnment service took place Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Carbonado Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Carbonado Fire Department, Drawer 91, Carbonado, Wash. 98323.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. All may sign the online guest book at