Jeanne Shorter

Loving mother, wife and friend to all, Jeanne Taylor Patterson Shorter, passed away with the company of her family in her home in Las Cruces, NM on March 21, 2014. Jeanne was born Aug. 6, 1942 in St. Clairesville, Ohio. She moved to New Mexico and worked in the potash industry, where she met her husband David Shorter. Jeanne and her family then moved to Delaware, Ohio, where she worked in the mass transit industry and hospitality sector. She retired in New Mexico after working for the state government for several years. She is survived by her husband David Shorter (Las Cruces), sons Jeff Shorter (Dallas, Texas) and Andrew Shorter (Delaware, Ohio), her twin sister Janet Brennan (Galena, Ohio), her older sister Sue Ault (Powell, Ohio) and younger brother Ed Patterson (El Paso, Texas). She was preceded in death by her parents, Pat and Margaret Patterson, and sister Kathleen Adams. At her request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory 1410 E. Bowman Ave Las Cruces, NM 88001. To sign the local online guest book visit

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Getz Funeral Home
1410 E. BOWMAN AVE. Las Cruces, NM 88001-3001
(575) 526-2419

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Mar. 23, 2014