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Lyle Dennis "Denny" Patterson

1934 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Lyle Dennis "Denny" Patterson Obituary
Patterson, Lyle Dennis "Denny" Age 83, of Riverdale, MI, passed away at his home on Friday, June 7, 2018. A Memorial Service for Denny will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at the corner of M46 and 7963 N. Caris Rd., Vestaburg, MI on Saturday, June 16 at 3:00 p.m. Denny was born in Alma, MI on Nov. 13, 1934 to Clair and Vivian (Swank) Patterson. He graduated from Alma High School in 1952. He married the love of his life, Margaret Whitcraft on Dec. 5, 1955 and together they had two children. Denny served in the US Navy. He was employed by Total Refinery as a lab tech for 17 years. Denny was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather, and a very generous and caring friend. He was faithful in his worship as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving Denny are his wife of 62 years, Margaret; their daughter, Darcia Beard of Stanton; their son, Kelly (Teresa) Patterson of Marshall; their grandchildren, Joslin (Roxanna) Beard, Shannon (Greg) Miles, Courtney (Eric) Wagner, Sean (Sarah) Patterson, Timera (Branden) Tiffany, and Alexis (Greg) Brisboy; their great grandchildren, Jackson, Dylan, Kensington, and Saffron; two brothers, Michael Patterson of St. Louis and Fred (Carmen) Patterson of Vestaburg; and two sisters, Sharon (Richard) Smith and Eileen (Gary) Schaeffer all of Alma; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding Denny in death was a nephew, Michael Scott Patterson. The family is being served by the Dewey Funeral Home of Alma.
Published in Morning Sun on June 12, 2018
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