Patrick Alan Janicki, 30, of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, WA. Patrick, made friends with everyone he met, would help anyone at any time, and had a smile that melted hearts. Patrick’s goal in life was to create memories by bringing energy and fun to every event.
The youngest of five children, Patrick was born in Mount Vernon, WA on June 29, 1987. He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 2006 and from Gonzaga University in 2010 where he earned his Bachelor in Business Administration. After a brief time in Seattle, Patrick returned home to work with his father in the family logging business. Patrick was recently installed onto the Sedro-Woolley Rotary Board and helped construct many Rotary projects. He was especially proud of the Nathan Nakis climbing boulder at Evergreen Elementary. Patrick served on the board for the Olympic Logging Conference. Patrick earned his Eagle Scout rank in high school and continued to live by scouting values and with a love of the outdoors.
He is survived by his parents, Michael and Lisa Janicki; grandparents, Richard and Kathy Millison of Clovis, CA, John Patterson and Rita Ramos of Anchorage, AK; siblings and in-laws, Jordan and Courtney Janicki of Big Lake, Stephanie and Greg Bachmeier of Sedro-Woolley, Adam Janicki of Seattle, and Peter and Kaitlyn Janicki of Sedro-Woolley; nephew Jordan P. Janicki; nieces, Natalie and Ashley Janicki, Adelaide and Laile Bachmeier, and Blakely Jo Janicki; aunts and uncles, Jim and Jeanne Gross, Kevin and Mary McGoffin, John and Katherine Janicki, Rob and Kara Janicki, Peter and Susan Janicki, Kyle and Sarah Rutherford, Patricia Blake of Seattle, and Mike and Kelley Mills of Anchorage. Patrick is also survived by numerous cousins and “best friends” who loved him.
Patrick is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Stanley and Ann Janicki; uncle, Stanley Joseph Janicki; cousin, Nathan Janicki.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for a playground Patrick wanted to build with Rotary. Sedro-Woolley Rotary Foundation, PO Box 726, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284.
Patrick spent his life gathering people and making sure that everyone had a good time. Please join us to remember this remarkable young man. Celebration of Life with sharing of stories will be held Sunday, Aug. 27, 2 pm at Cascade Middle School, 905 McGarigle Rd, Sedro-Woolley. A Rosary/Vigil Service will be Sunday, Aug. 27 at 8 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Sedro-Woolley. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, Aug. 28 at 10 am at Immaculate Conception Church, Mount Vernon. A time of visitation will be available 9-5 Thursday and Friday, and 3:30 – 6:30 on Saturday at Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.