|12/26/2012 8:00:00 AM|
Geraldine A. Patterson
Dec. 15, 1930 - Dec. 23, 2012
Geraldine A. "Geri" Patterson passed away Sunday. The angels came to take her home at 7:05 p.m. on Dec. 23, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Peru, where she had made her home since 2005.
Born Dec. 15, 1930 in Miami County, she was the daughter of Floyd E. and Garnet L. (Marburger) Fisher. On Feb. 20, 1954, at the home of the late Reverand C.F. Golden, near Denver, she was married to Russell M. Patterson, and he preceded her in death in 1999.
She was also preceded in death by both parents; one brother-in-law; and one granddaughter.
She was a lifelong member of the Denver Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and was involved with a women's fellowship group, Sarah Society. Geri worked for several years at the Wabash Valley Bank & Trust; after which she worked as a beautician out of her home (Countryside Beauty Shop) for more than two decades.
Survivors include her three children, Elaine S. See, Denver, Ronald W. Patterson, and his wife Diane, Logansport, and Ray A. Patterson, Argos; seven grandchildren, Jason K. See and wife Katrina, Denver, Todd B. See, Macy, Alissa R. Perron and husband Scott, Lexington, Ky., Anthony R. Patterson, Mishawaka, Tara M. Patterson, Argos, Jami L. Patterson, Argos, and Holly Brewer, Logansport; one brother, Norman L. Fisher and wife Kay, Peru; one sister, Miriam M. Butler, Denver; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service is at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at the Denver Baptist Church, with Pastor Steve Bate and Chaplain Jason See officiating.
Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. before the service on Thursday at the church.
Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hickory Creek Nursing Home of Peru.
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