Grace 'Lucille' Patterson

Grace "Lucille" Patterson, 92, of Wabash, IN, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at 12:58 p.m., at Rolling Meadows Healthcare in LaFontaine.

Mrs. Patterson was a 1944 graduate of PennYan High School in New York. She was an accessory buyer in her early years. She owned and operated Drapery Fashion for 20 years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Wabash, and a former member of the First Lutheran Church of Leipsic, OH, where she served in the Women's Circle and sewed lap blankets for missions. She was also a 4-H leader. She and her husband also lived in Orange County, CA, spent 20 years in Florida, and also live in Ottawa, OH, before moving to Wabash.

She was born Aug. 31, 1926, in Yates County, NY, to Fenton and Amelia Drake Wagar. She married Carl Gilbert "Gib" Patterson at the Arnold Potter House in Fenton, NY, on June 5, 1948, and he preceded her in death on April 26, 2010.

She is survived by two sons, Cliff (Mary) Patterson, of Olney, MD, and and Raymond (Tania) Patterson, of Calgary, Canada; two daughters, Sharon (Carl) Ubis, of Sacramento, CA, and Beverly (Nick) Ferry, of Wabash; a brother, Larry (Diana) Wagar, of Lima; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Sarah) Patterson, of Frederick, MD; Katie (Lance) Lafon, of Blacksburg, VA; Michael Ferry and Clifford Ferry, both of Los Angeles, CA; John Ferry, of Santa Monica, CA; and David Patterson, Emiley Patterson, Margaret Patterson, and James Patterson, all of Calgary; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday. Aug. 18, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, and for one hour prior to the service Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 S. Wabash St., Wabash. Dr. Kent Young will officiate. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Trinity Lutheran Church or Wabash County Transit.

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