February 15, 1911 - August 7, 2009
Evelyn E. Patterson, 98, of Grand Island died Wednesday, August 05, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. As per her wishes, Mrs. Patterson’s body was cremated. Memorial services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Grand Island on Monday, August 10th, at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Jack Gillam and Vicar Josh Leigebert will officiate. A private burial will take place at Seward, NE Cemetery. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Evelyn was born February 15, 1911, at Ulysses, NE to Karl F. and Anna (Schultz) Peters. Survivors of the immediate family include two sons and daughters-in-law, Melvin and Doreen Patterson of Grand Island and Carl and Jeanette Patterson of Frisco, TX; and one daughter, Sandra Freeman of Folsom, Calif. Additional survivors are, Cindy and Rick Lothrop and Roy and Kelly Patterson both of Grand Island, Sherry and Mark Hammer of Eldorado Hills, Calif., Patsy Freeman of Folsom, Calif., Shaun Patterson and Daniel Patterson both of Frisco, TX; and six great-grandchildren. Evelyn married Doward Patterson on May 16, 1937, at Tamora, NE. She worked as a waitress at Bosselman & Eaton Café, the Central Café, Midtown Holiday Inn, Yancey Hotel, Dowd’s Steakhouse, and Martha’s Café. Evelyn enjoyed reading, watching TV, and playing cribbage. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Doward; three brothers; one sister; her step-father, Fred Hilpert; and one grandchild, Wendy Patterson.
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