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Bettie Joyce Munson Patton

Bettie Joyce Munson Patton, age 84, of Appleton, WI passed away at Brewster Village on Tuesday, September 17th. Bettie was born on June 18, 1929 in Wharton, TX and lived there until leaving for college. She graduated from North Texas State Teachers College and taught junior high English for a brief time in Houston, before marrying Ward in 1952. In addition to being a housewife and mother, Bettie enjoyed working in the public libraries in the small towns in which she lived. She was also active in the Peace Projects about Nicaragua and the Democratic Party.

Bettie is survived by her loving husband, Ward Patton Jr.; brother: Burnaby Munson; daughter: Joyce (Phil) Patton-Kavanagh; sons: Mike (Gwen) Patton and Ward (Susan) Patton III; and grandchildren: Rose, Calvin and Nathan.

A memorial service for Bettie will be held at Brewster Village on Saturday, October 19 at 11:00AM, Pastor Gary Nokleberg and Roger McQuistion will be officiating. A time of visitation will take place from 10:00AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Bettie's name, and a donation will be made in her honor to the .


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Sept. 22, 2013
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