Patrick (Pat) Joseph Guard, 65, of North Liberty, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, into the hands of our loving Lord. A Funeral Mass was held on Nov. 21 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with the Rev. James Vrba officiating. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery in Solon. As a member of the founding board of directors, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Community Foundation of Johnson County. Patrick was born on April 15, 1948, the son of Louis H. and Cleta Guard, in Geneva, N.Y. He was united in marriage to Deborah Lynn Seymour on March 2, 1985.