Memorial for "Daddy Pat" Kallsen

Yesterday, the Kallsen family lost one of its most cherished members.

Patrick Kallsen was admitted to the emergency room for respiratory difficulties on Thursday morning. His condition suddenly worsened  
and he died unexpectedly in the early afternoon. 

Unfortunately, Pat's health has been poor for the last few months, and as a result, he lost his job a little over a month ago.

He leaves behind his wife and four children.  As you can imagine, the family is devastated and has been completely blindsided by this unexpected loss. 

If you were lucky enough to know Pat Kallsen, whether you knew him as Pat, Daddy Pat, Grandpatty, Uncle Pat, Ted, Matt Nelson, or another name, you know that he was a special friend of the downtrodden - he knew them, and he had been them. He could guide others through the valley of darkness because he knew well that worn path to the mountaintop. 

Without him, the family could use some financial assistance to cover the cost of the medical expenses, and the funeral arrangements.   

We can't imagine a world without him. The world lost a beacon of light, a gentle warrior.
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