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William "Bill" E. Patterson Jr.

August 26, 1931 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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William "Bill" Patterson Jr. Obituary

William E. “Bill” Patterson, Jr., 92, of Angola, Indiana, passed away at home on Monday, November 27, 2023, with his family by his side.

He was born on August 26, 1931, in Corunna, Indiana, to the late William E. Sr. and Catherine N. (Fair) Patterson.  Bill graduated from Waterloo High School in 1949 and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana.

Bill was very proud to serve his country in the United States Marine Corp.   He served in the military for three years, including one of those years on the front lines during the Korean War.

Bill married the love of his life, Marjorie J. “Marg” Gerber on December 25, 1955.

He retired from Dana Weatherhead in Angola, Indiana, where he was the Plant Controller.

Bill was a member of the Angola United Methodist Church.  He was a devoted member of the Steuben County YMCA.  Bill enjoyed running and participated in several marathons, 5 K and 10 K races in his lifetime.

Surviving is his loving wife of 67 years, Marjorie J. “Marg” Patterson of Angola, Indiana; sons, W. Michael (Cheryl) Patterson of Fishers, Indiana and Mark E. (Kristine) Patterson of Austin, Texas; siblings, David D. Patterson, Angola, Indiana, Patrick E. (Cheryll) Patterson of Columbia City, Indiana, Patricia E. (Dale) Myers of Auburndale, Florida and Philip L. (Sharon) Patterson of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Also surviving are his four beloved grandchildren, Alexander M. (Tasha) Patterson, Andrea M. Patterson, Tyler A. (Casey) Patterson and Lauren N. Patterson.

Memorial services will be 12:00 Noon, Saturday, December 9, 2023, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Rev. Tim Terrell officiating.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12 Noon on Saturday, December 9, 2023, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Military Honors by the Angola American Legion Post 31 and the United States Marine Corp. Honor Guard will be immediately following the funeral services at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Angola United Methodist Church or to the YMCA of Steuben County.

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2023

11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Military Honors immediately following the services.

Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Donations

Angola United Methodist Church
220 W. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703,

YMCA of Steuben County
500 E. Harcourt Road, Angola IN 46703
Tel: 1-260-668-3607
Web: http://www.ymcasteuben.org

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