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Kay Louise Patterson

Kay-Patterson-Pic-1Kay Louise Patterson, age 75, of Mena, died Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Mena Manor.  She was born on Wednesday, July 10, 1940 to Lonnie Don and Marie Marguerite Wilson Schaffroth in Kearney, Nebraska.

Kay loved life and enjoyed going dancing, crocheting, and reading.  She loved her family and spending time with her family.  Kay worked over 20 years at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth as an Enterostomal Therapist and retired in 1995 and moved to Mena.

Kay is survived by, her husband, Arnold Patterson of Mena; one son, Brian Patterson of Burleson; one daughter, Brenda Patterson of Grapevine, Texas; one brother, Lonnie Schaffroth of Scottsdale, Arizona; one sister, Patricia Smith of Callaway, Nebraska; five grandchildren, Corinne, Chelsea, Ashton, Brack and Emma; one great grandchild, Clara; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by, her parents and one sister, Shirley Harmon.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, New York, 10305.

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  1. David and Gloria Smith

    Dear Pat: Our hearts are heavy with the news of Kay’s passing. We have been so blessed to have had the opportunity to meet and visit with her and you. Kay touched so many lives with her loving and caring ways. We are praying that the Lord will grant you peace and comfort. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.


    David and Gloria Smith

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