George W. Patterson
George W. Patterson, 98, of Springfield, died at 6:50 pm, Friday, December 11, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born September 17, 1917 in Springfield, to Charles and Barbara Wilson Patterson. He married Dorothy Mae DeRose in 1969 and she preceded him in death on February 7, 2006. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles and two sisters, Barbara Lester and Mary Theunissen.
Survivors include his companion, Betty VanHook of Springfield and one niece, Norma Desmond of Tucson, AZ.
George was a US Navy Veteran serving from 1942 – 1946. He was a member of Teamsters Local #916; VFW #755 and Harley Hog Club of Milwaukee. He worked for Sangamo Construction for twenty-two years.
Visitation: 10am – 12 pm, Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Joe Eby officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to VFW #755.