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Linn County News
Published July 12, 2017
Evelyn Marie Patterson, age 94, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017, at Vintage Park of Paola. She was born on Jan. 24, 1923, at La Cygne, the daughter of Percy William and Myrtle Marie Nothstine Sherman.
She graduated from La Cygne High School.
She married Robert Dean Patterson on Jan. 11, 1942. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2003.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Marvin and Randy Patterson; two brothers, Wayne and Marvin Sherman; and two sisters, Marjorie Virgin and Madeline Sherman.
She was a member of the Amsterdam Baptist Church.
Evelyn is survived by a son, Tom Patterson and wife Lyn; two daughters, Rita Parson and husband Mike Krone, and Kandi Davis; a daughter-in-law, Linda Lewis; a brother, James Sherman; two sisters, Ruth Poole and Alice Beemer; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn was a simple woman who cared deeply for her family.
Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Oak Lawn Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to Camp Kersey or City Union Mission in care of the Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

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