Rose Bernhardt Patterson 1912 - 2005 Oskaloosa
Services for Rose Bernhardt Patterson, 93, Perry, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Perry Christian Church. Burial will be in Buster Cemetery northeast of Perry.Mrs. Patterson died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Hickory Pointe Nursing Home in Oskaloosa.She was born May 9, 1912, in Greeley, Colo., the daughter of John and Katherinia "Katie" Rider Bernhardt.Mrs. Patterson was a homemaker and member of the Perry Christian Church. She was active in and supportive of the Jefferson County 4-H programs.She married Clifford Marlin "Tim" Patterson on June 18, 1938, in Brighton, Colo. He died March 4, 1991.Survivors include a son, Kenney Patterson, Perry; a daughter, Mae Ardell Cottrell, Perry; a brother, Reuben Bernhardt, Whitmore Lake, Mich.; three sisters, Leora Berryman, Potwin, Darlene Curry, Branson, Mo., and Lillian Bernhardt, Ordway, Colo.; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.Two children, Bobby LeRoy Patterson and Bobbetta Schnell Patterson, and a grandchild died earlier.Friends may call from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour Thursday at the church.The family suggests memorials to the Jefferson County 4-H Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.