Mary Patterson

Mary J. Patterson

Mary J. "Jan" Patterson, 61, of Lafayette, passed away at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at her residence. Born April, 15, 1952 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Don and Elizabeth (Dann) Kidney. Jan Graduated from Ivy Tech as a computer programmer. She was a member of the St. Boniface Catholic Church. Jan enjoyed playing with her two yorkies, Sammy and Andre.

Surviving are her two sons, Dean (Yuki) Patterson of Davidson, NC and Adam Patterson of Haines, Alaska, and her daughter, Jessica L. Patterson of Richmond Hill, GA. Jan is also survived by 2 brothers, Don Kidney of Rhode Island and Ron Kidney of Lafayette, IN. She has 6 grandchildren, Jordan, Taylor, and Riley Swindle, Peyton Palmer, Kai and Jaden Patterson and 2 great grandchildren, A.J. and Alivia Thompson. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass will be held Friday a 10 a.m. with a visitation 1 hour prior at the St. Boniface Catholic Church with Father Tim Alkire officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Boniface Catholic Church. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2013