Lawrence T. Patti, 85, passed away at his home October 8, 2014. He was born November 7, 1928; a lifelong resident of Kansas City. Lawrence joined the Marine Corps during WWII and served in China. He was a bricklayer and member of the Bricklayers & Allied Craft workers, Local #15 for 60 years. Lawrence was a master gardener, avid angler and loved the outdoors. His four brothers, Mike, Joe, Frank, Victor and his four sisters, Rose, Pearl, Katherine and Marge, preceded him in death. Lawrence cared for his mother until her death in 1971. He also saw to the care and protection of his beloved sister Katherine until her death in 2000. Lawrence is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00am Saturday, October 18th at Muehlebach Funeral Care, 6800 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO followed by a prayer service and celebration of Lawrence?s life at 11:00 am. Interment with military honors will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Don Boscoe Center, 580 Campbell, Kansas City, MO 64106.