Patrick “Pat” Wade Knadle was born September 13, 1960 at Watertown, SD to Gene and Doris (Buck) Knadle. He was baptized and confirmed at the Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School in 1979. On January 15, 1993 he married Karen Intorn Durrin at Winner, SD. They resided in Winner until moving to Mitchell in 2005. He worked in concrete and construction his entire life. He worked with Rosebud Concrete in Winner and JD Concrete and Mitchell Concrete in Mitchell. Pat was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. He loved to hunt pheasants with his hunting dog, Jayd, shoot pool and enjoyed water sports.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; two step-daughters: Kelli Sitzman and husband, Adam of Pierre; Jenna Masur and husband, Travis of Geddes; one step-grandchild, Laynee Jo Sitzman; his parents, Gene and Doris Knadle of Watertown; two sisters: Cindy Bierscheid and husband, Tom of Watertown; Shelly Forst and husband, Perry of Norwood Young America, MN; three brothers: Bob and wife, Barb of Pierre, Mike and wife, Mona and Ed and wife, Cathy of Watertown; two brothers-in-law: Kenny Intorn of Winner; Rod Intorn and wife, Danita of Pierre and father-in-law, Roy Intorn of Winner, thirteen nieces and nephews and his hunting companion, Jayd.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Norma Intorn,