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Margaret Pauline Patchell

1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Pauline Patchell Obituary
Patchell, Margaret Pauline

Margaret (Margie) Pauline Vantine Patchell, age 94, passed into the loving arms of her heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, after a nine year battle with dementia. She was born on March 12, 1922 in Tulsa, OK to Reta Hansen and William Vantine. She moved to Albuquerque when she was 15.

Margie was very active for many years in her church and taught Sunday school for over 45 years. She was a teacher with Child Evangelism Fellowship and conducted "Good News Clubs" in her home for children in the neighborhood. Margie dedicated herself to teaching children about the Lord. She enjoyed reading, sewing and cooking. She belonged to Northdale Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by husband, Johnnie Patchell, children: Curtis Hill and Linda Rader: brothers, Robert Vantine and Kenneth Vantine. Margie is survived by her daughters: Judith Patchell (Mike) and Connie Key (Perry), sister, Patricia Wolfe and brother James Vantine. Grandchildren include: Kevin Key, Brian Key (Tara), Vanessa Patchell, Sean Patchell, Shay Patchell (Lee), Thomas Rader (Mary), Debbie Hill, son-in-law, Al Rader and step-son, John Patchell, step-grandchildren: Cathy Holstad, J.M. Patchell, Judy Ward, Clifton Patchell, Jeff Patchell, Gavin Patchell, Debbie Pinching, Dianne Hall and Jim Dawson and many friends and family. Her family would like to thank the staff at Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center for caring for her for the last 1 1/2 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at Northdale Baptist Church, 123 Osuna, NW on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10:00 am with Pastor Mike Hay officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 17, 2016
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