Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 15, 2013

Catherine Patterson

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Catherine Louise Patterson, 92, of Old Mission Peninsula, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Traverse Manor. Catherine was born on July 11, 1920, to the late Hugh T. and Laura (Klug) Brose in the Swissvale borough of Pittsburgh, Pa.

She attended and graduated from Aspinwall High School.

On Sept. 5, 1947, she entered into marriage with John R. Patterson, celebrating 65 years together before his passing in September of last year.

Catherine enjoyed traveling and was able to visit much of the world alongside her husband, John. With his career, the couple made their home in 26 different places around the globe before moving to Traverse City permanently in 1977.

Catherine is survived by the many neighbors and friends she made along the way.

Catherine was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

No services will take place.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Father Fred Foundation.

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The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.