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In Memory Of Pat
JOSIAH'S PLACE Coffeehouse
A Christian Coffee House Ministry
1175 Madison Road
Beloit, WI 53512-1075
In Memory of
PATRICIA A. “PAT” FOGDERUD
On Saturday evening December 26, 1998 Patricia A. Fogderud age 60, completed her tasks in this life as a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, friend, and Minister of the Gospel. She departed in the company of her loved ones to receive her reward for a job well done. She was born September 30, 1938 in Ashton, IL, the daughter of Wilbur and Muriel (Vessels) Meister. She married Grant Hendrickson on January 22, 1955 in Sterling, IL. She later Married David Fogderud on June 23, 1974 in Beloit, WI. For the past 25 years Pat was the co-pastor, co-founder, and director of The Overflowing Cup, and had served as executive director of the Harbor for the Homeless. She was active in a number of community organizations which included Pro Life WI, Concerned Women for America, Women’s Aglow, helped found the Pregnancy Hotline, and was a member of the Homelessness Task Force. She was a gifted teacher, a certified counselor with the NCCA and was an accomplished and gifted musician on piano and organ.
She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Dave, her four devoted children/step-children, Diana (Tony Kieffer) Hendrickson of Rockford, Charles (Dawn) Hendrickson of Edgerton, Kathy (Randy Price) Fogderud of Beloit and Keith Fogderud of Janesville, nine special grandchildren, Clayton Hendrickson, Ryan, Michael, Bethany, Brianna and Josiah Price, Ashley, Joey, and Rachel Fogderud, and a sister Mavis (George) Loescher of Kaukauna, WI. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Scott Hendrickson.
Funeral Services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday December 31, 1998 in Central Christian Church, 2460 Milwaukee Road, Beloit, with burial in Shopiere Cemetery. Pat and Dave’s long-time pastor, Rev. C. R. DeJaynes officiated. Visitation was held on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. in Schoenfeld Funeral Home and on Thursday in the church from 11 a.m. until time of service. A Memorial Fund was opened at M&I Bank of Beloit to benefit several of Pat’s heartfelt causes, including The Overflowing Cup Total Life Center.
May all of us who knew her carry on the legacy she has left behind.
"What the World Needs is Jesus!"