In memory of
Patrick J. "Pat" Achas
Patrick J. "Pat" Achas 1954 - 2017 Riverton, IL-Patrick J. "Pat" Achas, 62, of Riverton, passed away at 5:25 am Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born in Springfield, Sept. 24, 1954 the son of Anthony "Tony" and Ida Marie (Barr) Achas. He married Cathy Hannah Dec. 14, 1974 and she survives. Pat is also survived by his children: Andrea (Rob) Hegland of Sherman, Jon (Nitashia) Achas of Williamsville, and Robert (Fallon) Achas of Sherman, six grandchildren, his nephew, Jake (Nancy) Achas of Springfield, a brother, Donald "Donnie" Achas of Springfield, two sisters, Linda "Lynn" (George) Kunkel of Springfield, and Barbara "Barb" (Stuart) Cherry of Janesville, WI, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Pat retired in 2005 as a heavy equipment hauler for the State of Illinois. He then worked part time for Brandt Fertilizer and various farmers most recently with Cooper-Foran Farms during planting and harvest seasons. Cremation rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory. Family and Friends are invited to a Celebration of Life at Northender's VFW Post 10302 from 2:00-6:00 pm on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Pat's name to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Vigil c/o James P. Mathes 1221 Mossman Ave. Springfield, IL 62702 Please visit www.bischfuneralhome.com to offer online condolences. Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home 544-5424
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