Patrick Lee Jaquish



Patrick Lee Jaquish

Patrick Lee Jaquish, 60, of Sunnyside passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Sunnyside.

Pat was born March 31, 1955 in Yakima, the son of Richard and Beverly (Martin) Jaquish.

He graduated from Sunnyside High School with the class of 1973. He also attended Central Washington University and graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor’s degree.

Pat married Karen Stiltner on Dec. 11, 1982, at the Sunnyside United Methodist Church.

He was a motorcycle salesman for Sunnyside Honda, Sunnyside Yamaha-Honda and Desert Valley Power Sports. He was also a service manager for Owen’s Cycle.

Pat enjoyed motocross racing, motorcycles, boating, water-skiing, snow-skiing, announcing at Mabton football games and attending all kinds of sporting events. He also loved playing volleyball, church softball, board and card games, eating barbecue and crab, doing crossword puzzles and spending time with his grandchildren.

Pat was a member of the American Motorcycle Association, Star motorcycle club and a former member of Jaycees.

He is survived by his loving wife, Karen Jaquish of Sunnyside; two children, Jaclyn (Travis) Kendall of San Diego, Calif. and Tyler (Kim) Jaquish of Medical Lake. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Grace Lauryn Kendall and Logan Patrick Kendall; two sisters, Syd (Mike) Sutton and Kit (Steve) Brock, both of Yakima and one brother, Sandy (Evie) Jaquish of Zillah.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Beverly Jaquish.

The family wishes for anyone who would like to participate in a motorcycle and car procession in memory of Pat, to meet at Desert Valley Power Sports in Prosser at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at 4:17 p.m. at Grandview Nazarene Church in Grandview.

Those wishing to sign Pat’s online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory is in care of arrangements.


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