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October 27, 2012

Eileen W. Patterson

TRAVERSE CITY — Eileen W. (Christiansen) (McCready) Patterson, age 93, of Traverse City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Grand Traverse Pavilions. Eileen lived most of her life in Sterling but also resided in Detroit and Pennsylvania before moving to Traverse City.

She was a member of the Sterling Wesleyan Church and the Eastern Star of Standish.

Eileen enjoyed sewing, cooking, singing and spending time with her family.

Eileen is survived by her sons, Jeff Christiansen, of Melbourne, Fla., and Art (Nancy) Christiansen, of Traverse City; grandchildren, Dee (Don) Maffey, Amy (Scott) Ash, Chadd (Amber) Christiansen, Jeramy (Cindy) Christiansen and Lindsay Christiansen; and 10 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister, Clara Dunn; and her brother, Elwood Deitz, both of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Arnold Christiansen, Alan McCready and William Patterson.

Visitation at the Wesleyan Church in Sterling will begin on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Pastor Jeff Keen will officiate. Burial will follow in Sterling Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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