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Janet Marion Patterson Obituary
Patterson, Janet Marion (nee Eves), departed this life at the Barnes-Jewish West Hospital in Creve Coeur, Sunday, May 4, 2014 after a brief illness. Beloved mother of Kathleen Lynne (Bill) Vaughan, Patricia Ann Rinaldi and Barbara Kay (Dan) Gierer; sister of Mary Snider, Susan Hunt and the late William J. Eves; sister-in-law of Vivian Eves. Dear grandmother of 7, greatgrandmother of 4 as well as a host of family and friends who will truly miss her. Janet was the eldest daughter of August and Dorothy Eves (nee Steele) and was born in St. Louis, MO on Aug. 18, 1931. She graduated from Melville High School in 1949 and then married Edward Patterson on Aug. 31, 1951. After 20 years of Ed's service in the U.S. Air Force they returned to St. Louis to continue raising their family in Maryland Heights. Janet worked for the Christian School Board of Education, the City of Des Peres and retired after several years in the insurance industry. She enjoyed reading, gardening, golf, lunching with her best friend, Betty Hirschmugel, shopping with friends and caring for her many animals. She enjoyed traveling and visits with her children and grandchildren. Janet also valued her good neighbors who treated her like family. Services: Memorial service at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stray Rescue of St. Louis Stracks Fund, 2320 Pine Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. Memorial visitation Thursday 1:30 p.m. until time of service. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.


Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 7, 2014
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