XENIA — Michele J. Patterson, Michele was born Sept. 3, 1963 in Springfield Ohio to Patricia Joyce (Kirkpatrick) and Jerry O'Neill Martin. In the Spring of 1990, she earned a Master's Degree in Education from Wright State University and loved being a teacher at the Xenia Christian School where she taught various grades, most recently kindergarten. Michele passed away Sunday Dec. 28, 2014. She was 51. Michele is survived by her husband of 26 years, Wally, daughter Elizabeth, son Sam, sister Natalie Demana, and parents Joyce and Jerry Martin. Michele enjoyed knitting/crocheting, family games, and watching Psych and Monk on Netflix with her kids. She also enjoyed children's books, owls, flowers, and vacationing at the beach. Family and friends will gather on Friday Jan. 2nd from 4-8 pm at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home, 92 West Franklin St., Bellbrook (937-848-6651)." Michele's life celebration will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at Conner & Koch. Pastor Craig Miller of Grace Baptist Church, Cedarville, of which Michele was a member, will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Michele Patterson Memorial Fund, c/o Wright Patterson Credit Union (any branch), to be given to Xenia Christian School in memory of Michele. She will be remembered for her loving, kind, sweet spirit, and genuine care and love for others.