Date: Memorial Gathering: Friday, July 26, 2013
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
St John Lutheran Church, 301 S. Third St, Bellevue, Iowa 52031
Date: Memorial Service: Friday, July 26, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
St John Lutheran Church
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 5810 Hwy 61-67, Imperial, MO 63052, Ozark Food Pantry, 100 Park Ave, Festus, MO 63028, Bellevue Fire Department or Bellevue Ambulance Service.
Sam John Patterson, age 69, entered into rest Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at his Crystal City residence surrounded by his loving family. He was a retired supervisor at LaRoche Industries and a member of Family of Christ Lutheran Church of Imperial, MO. Sam was a volunteer for Bellevue Fire Department and a founding member of Bellevue Ambulance Service. He enjoyed antiquing, hunting, fishing, gardening, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren. Born September 16, 1943, in Bellevue, Iowa, to the late Floyd R. Patterson and Genevieve E. (Desmarteau) Till.
Survived by his family which includes his wife of almost 48 years, Jane (Griebel) Patterson; son, Jeff (Meagan) Patterson of Ankeny, Iowa; daughter, Justine Flanagan of Barnhart, MO; sister, Carol Edwards of Bellevue, Iowa; grandchildren: Emily French and Ian Flanagan; in-laws, Vera Griebel, Bill and Sue Griebel, Rex and Judy Graham, Tom and Joyce Gibbons, Jerry and Jill Whiting grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-father, Wilfred Till.
***Fellowship following service: Horizon Hall, 970 N. Riverview, Bellevue, IA 52031