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Dennis John Patterson

July 27, 1932 January 8, 2020
Dennis John Patterson
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Obituary for Dennis John Patterson

Dennis John Patterson, 87, son of Clyde & Mary (Andersen) Patterson, was born July 27, 1932 near Exira in Audubon County, Iowa. He passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Panora Specialty Care.
They moved to the family farm when he was 8 years old. He graduated from Guthrie Center High School in 1951. He married Marjorie Phippen in 1952 and four children were born to this union. Dennis served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1954. Marge passed away in 1972. On December 31, 1978, he married Jackie Lundeen at Bowman Chapel, Guthrie Center. They lived on the farm until 1997. Dennis farmed until the age of 65. They then moved to Lake Panorama until November of 2017 when they moved to Lakeside Village.
Dennis loved farming and cattle. He enjoyed carving, golfing, fishing, boating, and dancing. He was a member of the Panora United Methodist Church, the Gideons, Lions Club, and was a soil commissioner.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Jackie of Panora; children, Sherri (Bill) Lage of New Brighton, MN; Dave (Kim) Patterson of Guthrie Center; Doug (Nicki) Patterson of St. Louis Park, MN; Connie (Jim) Mahony of West Des Moines; Rene (Keith) Atkins of Yale; and Rob Reed of Newton; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and sister Beverly Hollar of Iowa Falls. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife Marjorie, daughter & son-in-law Linda & David Mills, son Gary Reed, and brothers Dale & Wayne.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2-5 P.M. at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.


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2:00 PM 1/12/2020 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 1/12/2020 5:00:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

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