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Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Otto F. Patterson, 75, of Laurin, Mont., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1984 at St. James Community Hospital in Butte.
Mr. Patterson was born March 13, 1909 in Jerome, Idaho to Frank and Semia Abel Patterson. He was raised and attended school in Idaho. Following his marriage to Margaret E. Lewis in 1933, they lived in Flora for 20 years where he ranched and worked as a logger.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret of Laurin; daughter, Alice Patterson of Laurin; sons, David of Yakima, Leslie of Larimore, N.D., Edwin and Stanley of Oldtown, Idaho; sister, Olive Clarno of Coulee Dam, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-granchildren.
A daughter, Ruth Ackerman and five grandchildren died in 1977 in a fire at Oldtown, Idaho.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, September 6, 1984.
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Gary Jaensch