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Lucille J. Patterson

Lucille J. Patterson
March 10, 2008

Lucille was born to George and Bertha (Geese) George on January 27, 1921 on the family farm in Nemaha County, near Brock, Nebraska. She was one of eight children. She attended rural schools and graduated from Brock High School in 1939. Lucille helped on the farm and wherever she was needed in the neighborhood. She was baptized, confirmed, and married in the same church and by the same minister.

She was married to Harry Patterson, who was from Peru, Nebraska, on March 27, 1947. They lived in Peru, and in Nebraska City before moving to Fremont in 1953. During most of her working years in Fremont, she was with the Coast-to ?Coast Store, retiring when her husband became ill.

In Fremont, Lucille was an active member of Salem Lutheran Church where she was involved with the Ruth Circle, Sewing Circle, THEO, and ACT. She was also a member of the Prairie Peacemakers Quilt Club and several card clubs.

Survivors: daughter - Mary and husband Craig Anthony of Castle Rock, Colorado
son-in-law - Richard Ronnenkamp of Albion
4 grandchildren - Matt and wife Rhonda Ronnenkamp of Omaha
Kevin and wife Kristin Ronnenkamp of Omaha
Erin Anthony of Manhattan, New York
Kyle Anthony of Lenexa, Kansas
2 sisters - Edna Patterson of Auburn
Viola and husband Merlyn Badberg of Talmadge

Preceding her in death: husband Harry in Feb. of 1997, daughter Kay Ronnenkamp in 2002, 2 sisters and 3 brothers.

The funeral service will be 10:30 AM Thursday (March 13th) in Salem Lutheran Church. The committal will follow in Memorial Cemetery. A memorial in memory of Lucille Patterson, will be established. Visitation at the Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont will be on Wednesday from 2 to 8 PM, with the family present from 6:30 to 8 PM. Visitation will also be at the church Thursday morning for an hour before the service.