Joyce Patterson (Breyfogle) Fennema

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JOYCE PATTERSON FENNEMA (NEE BREYFOGLE) ST. JOHN, IN FORMERLY CROWN POINT Joyce Patterson Fennema (nee Breyfogle), age 87 of St. John and formerly Crown Point, IN, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. Anthony Hospice in Crown Point. Joyce is survived by her three children: Robert M. (Jane) Patterson III of Crown Point, IN, Christine (Jay) Patterson-Olah of Texas and Laura (Michael) Wilson of Homewood, IL; five grandchildren: Hope (Rod) Patterson-Rodriquez, Robert M.b Patterson IV, Craig Patterson, Nicholas (Laura) Patterson and Shelley Patterson; great grandchild, Luke Patterson; sister, Jeanne (Robert) Schlegelmilch of Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her husbands: Robert M. Patterson Jr. and Clarence H. Fennema; and brother, Norman Breyfogle. Joyce was a member of American Legion Crown Point Auxiliary Post #20. Private burial services will take place on Monday, July 23, 2012 at City of Crown Point Historic Maplewood Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave./South St., Crown Point, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Anthony Hospice would be greatly appreciated: 203 Franciscan Dr., Crown Point, IN 46307. View directions and/or sign guestbook at or contact 219-663-2500.


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Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave.
Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 663-2500
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Published in The Times on July 22, 2012