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Donald Patterson

Sun, Oct 1st, 2000
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Donald Patterson, 82, of Canton, a former farmer and city employee, died September 24, 2000 at Tweeten Health Care Center in Spring Grove.

He was born January 12, 1918, in Winneshiek County, Iowa. On Oct. 25, 1942, he married Marjorie Trouten at State Line Methodist Church. They farmed until 1969 and then moved to Canton, where he was employed in maintenance for the city.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Marcia Hanson of Harmony and Cleo Carolan of Decorah, Iowa; two sons, Royce of Harmony and Randy of Decorah; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Morem of Harmony; and two brothers, Richard of Afton, Minn., and Allen of Spring Grove. A sister and two brothers preceded him in death.

The funeral for Donald Patterson was held on September 26 at the United Methodist Church in Harmony, with the Rev. David Laechel officiating. Burial was in State Line Cemetery in rural Harmony. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.

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