PATTERSON, Anna 1912-1993
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/8/2017 at 19:19:45
Anna Patterson Services Held
Anna Patterson, of rural Holland, passed away December 18 at the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center of natural causes, having attained the age of 81 years.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 21, at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church in rural Holland at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Dick Kuiper, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Leon Meester, Leslie Meester, Marvin Meester, Alvin Meester, Jon VanHauen and Allen VanHauen.
Anna was born March 16, 1912, in Grundy County the daughter of Jacob and Cente Meester.
On February 6, 1941, Anna was united in marriage to Clive Patterson in the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church parsonage, rural Holland. After their marriage they farmed all their life north of Grundy Center.
She was a lifetime member of the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church and taught Sunday School for twenty-five years. She loved the outdoors and being on the farm. She also loved all types of animals.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clive in 1989; one daughter, Barbara, age 11 in 1953; and one sister and one brother.
Survivors include one son, Glen Patterson of rural Holland; two brothers, Theodore Meester and Tom Meester, both of Holland; and many other relatives and a host of friends.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 23 December 1993, pg 21
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