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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley

1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Nathalia "Sally" M. Patterson

May 31, 1915January 16, 2020
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Nathalia M. “Sally” Patterson, 104, of Fort Wayne, passed away on January 16, 2020. Born on May 31, 1915, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Frank A. Koehl, and Clara C. (Trott) Koehl-Higley. On September 7, 1936, she married her husband of 55 years, Rolland A. Patterson, who also preceded her in death in 1991. Sally was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, and retired in 1977, after 17 years of service as a payroll clerk, for Fort Wayne City Utilities. She lived a life full of love and family and a steadfast devotion to God.

Sally is survived by her son, Bruce A. (Sandy) Patterson, of Hamilton; daughter-in-law, Jean Patterson, of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Dan (Kelly) Buckley, Rebecca (Paul) McEntee, Matt (Roberta) Buckley, Kurt (Angie) Patterson, Brenda (Dan) Mauricio, Tammy (Todd) Martin, Trisha (Chris) Paul, and Emily (Maciek) Szaferski, 22 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Gerald R. Patterson; daughter, Barbara (Sam) Buckley; great-grandson, Austin G. Martin; brothers, Robert and Franklin Koehl; and sisters, Evelyn Henline, and Doris Richmond.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30am, Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm, Monday, January 20, 2020, at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, with a Rosary service at 3:30pm. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorial donations may be given to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff of Parkview Home Health and Hospice, and her caregivers, Debbie DeArmond, and Kathy Skidmore. For online condolences please visit www.mccombandsons.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Rosary Service Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Calling Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Calling Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 21, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Final Resting Place, Preferred Memorials

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June & Tom Beeber

January 19, 2020

Remembering Sally as a very gracious, loving and very proud Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Our sympathy and love to the whole family. May she rest in God's loving arms. You are in our thoughts and prayers. June & Tom Beeber

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