Betty Ann Patten
Betty Ann Patten passed peacefully to be with the Lord on May 16 in West St. Paul, MN.
Preceded in death by parents, Florence and Charles Patten; brother Robert Patten; sisters Jeane Veigel, Ruth Demro, Mary Fisher, Patricia Suarez, and Joan Patten. Betty is survived by sisters Janice Monson of Charles City, and Katherine (Chuck) Kraut of North Richland Hills, TX; brothers Wendell (Donna) Patten, Charles City and Kenneth (Joyce) Patten of West St. Paul, MN; also special friends Marvin and Chris Vietmeier McDonald of Rainier, Oregon.
Betty graduated from Charles City High School and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from the University of Idaho. She taught school at the elementary level for a brief time in Iowa and Idaho followed by a long career in the San Ramon School District in California. After her retirement, she resided in Lodi, CA for thirty years, and in 2012 moved to West St. Paul, MN.
Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 601 Milwaukee St., Charles City, Iowa. There will be a visitation starting at 10 a.m. Friday, at the church. Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Charles City. Memorials may be directed to Trinity United Methodist Church.