Myrtle PATE

Family-Placed Death Notice

PATE, Myrtle MYRTLE IRENE PATE October 8, 1921 - December 23, 2012 Myrtle Pate, 91, of Fort Collins, Colorado, passed away Dec. 23, 2012 at Poudre Valley Hospital. Myrtle Irene Bridges was born October 8, 1921 to Luther and Lucile (Hall) Bridges in Dooley County, GA. She married Eugene Pate in 1948 in Vienna, GA. He died in 1998. After becoming a Registered Nurse from the Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing in Atlanta, Myrtle worked in the infirmary at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and later was employed at Dekalb General Hospital. Survivors include a son, John Pate of Bloomington, IN, and Mary Lane (Chuck) Peterson of Fort Collins, sister Edna Claire Firor of Athens, GA and five grandchildren. Myrtle was known for her kindness, grace, and hospitality, and was a true Southern lady. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Please sign the guestbook at

Funeral Home

Vessey Funeral Service - Fort Collins
"2649 E Mulberry St., A-1" Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 482-5065

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 24, 2013