Lynn E. “Pat” Connolly passed on to better hunting and fishing grounds the morning of July 16, 2012.
Pat was born October 1, 1934 in Sheridan to Elmer and Mary Connolly and joined seven older siblings; Annabelle (Weltner), Esther (West), Evelyn (Sullivan), Florence (Dahlin) and Marietta (Bickel), Tom Connolly, Dale Connolly, and was later joined by Bob Connolly.
Pat was raised in Sheridan County and joined the U. S. Air Force following High School. Upon returning to Sheridan he worked as an Electronics Repairman and Carpenter until his retirement.
Pat leaves two children and their families, Bernie and Lisa Connolly of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Cathy, Irv, and Ellie Bard of Sheridan, Wyoming. He also had a special family at the Dialysis Unit at Sheridan Memorial Hospital who have shared his life for the last three years.
Cremation has taken place and Pat’s cremains will be placed at his Elk Camp on the Big Horn Mountains. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.