RICHARD M. PATTEE, 77, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he work ed as a Firefighter with City of Fort Wayne for 20 years, retiring in 1986 and also worked as a mechanic for many years. He was a member the Retired Firefighters 20 Year Club. Surviving are his son, Jeff (LaDonna) Pattee of New Haven; daughter, Brenda (Steve) Brink of Fort Wayne; brothers, Ken Pattee and Tom Pattee of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Carolene Pattee; brother, Don Pattee; and parents, Merlin and Frieda Pattee. Service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Firefighters Fund or Parkinsons Foundation. To sign the online guestbook, visit


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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Lakeside Park
1140 Lake Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 426-9494

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 2, 2013