The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1925
OBITUARY - ORANGE C. PATTERSON.
Orange C. PATTERSON was born November 3, 1848, near Newton, Illinois, and departed this life June 27, 1925, at the age of
75 years, seven months and 26 days. He moved to Iowa in early manhood and settled in Decatur county.
June 2, 1873, he
married Ruth OSBORN. About twenty years ago they moved from Decatur county to Ringgold county and have lived here ever
To Mr. and Mrs. PATTERSON were born ten children: Mrs. Arclesa PATON, of Kimball, S.D.; Leon E., of Shenandoah,
Iowa; Minnie, John Taylor, Mrs. Emerine Love, Mrs. Tirza Belle RICHARDSON, of Lamoni; Mrs. Jessie CASE, Lloyd E. and Floyd
M., of Mount Ayr, and Mrs. Anna BUTLER, of Denver, Colo.
Minnie, John Taylor, Mrs. Emmerine LOVE and Mrs. Jessie CASE
preceded their father in death. Beside his wife and six children he is survived by twenty-four grandchildren and one brother.
Mr. PATTERSON was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Mount Ayr, having transferred his membership here from
In this long illness he was a patient sufferer. He trusted God for a full and free salvation; he was
respected by all who knew him and has left a good name to his loved ones.CARD OF THANKS.
We take this means to express our heart-felt thanks to the neighbors and friends for their many acts of kindness shown us
during the sickness and words of sympathy on the occasion of death and funeral of our husband and father. We are profoundly
grateful to all.
MRS. O. C. PATTERSON.
MR. (sic) ARCLISSA PAYTON
MRS. BELLE RICHARDSON
MRS. ANNA BUTLER
NOTE: Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa. Ruth (OSBORN), wife of Orange PATTERSON,
was born in 1852.
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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