Tom Patterson

Tom Patterson

Thomas W. Patterson, 88, of Polo, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Tom was born January 6, 1927, in Chambersburg, PA, the son of Thomas and Wava (Garber) Patterson. On January 29, 1955, in Monroe, WI, he was united in marriage to Donna Wyss. Tom was Lincoln Township Road Commissioner for many years and farming was not only his occupation but his hobby. He enjoyed traveling out west to the rodeo, watching old western movies, and working with the FFA and 4-H youth and teens.

Survivors include wife Donna; daughters Nicki (Jason) Haller of Leaf River and Deborah Patterson of Polo; sons David (Stephanie) Patterson of Lanark and Tom (Angie White) Patterson of Polo; sisters Mary Ellen “Pat” Kroh and Elizabeth “Betty” Pattererson both of Mt. Morris; grandchildren Alexa and Ben Patterson, Naya, Evelyn, Joseph and Lilyana Haller, Megan, Morgan and Wyatt Patterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Tim Patterson and brother William “Bill” Patterson.

Memorial visitation will be held Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St., Polo. Graveside service will immediately follow at Haldane Cemetery, Forreston.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice and Home or Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.

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