PATTERSON, Keith Lane "Doc": April 16, 1947 - March 15, 2015.
Our beloved son, brother, and uncle departed peacefully, surrounded by loving family and friends on Sunday, March 15 at 3:10 PM at Points West Hospice. Keith lived a happy life on the Rex Patterson homestead in Bezanson until his "retirement" to Grande Prairie in 2011, where he resided in the loving care of his sister Val and brother-in-law Terry. He will be forever cherished and missed by his mother, Allie Weegar, brother David Patterson, sisters Val (Terry) Williamson, Annette (Ron) Mort, and their children Sandi (Lynn), Cathy (Laurie), Parri, James, Lisa, Michael (Michelle), and Darrin. He is also survived by many grand- and great-grand nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless special friends who gave his life so much meaning. Keith was pre-deceased by his father Bud Patterson in 1958, step-father Earl Weegar in 2001, and sister-in-law Rhea Patterson in 2012. Please join us to remember Keith on Thursday, March 19 at 1PM at the Bezanson Community Hall with a visitation and viewing prior to the service at 12:00 noon. The family is forever grateful to Lorraine, Monique, Darlene, Sam, Jen, Christina, Rachel, and Merisol for their outstanding care and compassion during Keith's last days. If desired, a memorial donation may be made in Keith's name to Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society. Care entrusted to:
Bear Creek Funeral Home Grande Prairie 780-830-7742
Block 21, Lot 2

Meryle (Buster) Patterson - Buster Patterson, beloved husband of Polly Patterson, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at the age of 80 with his family at his bedside.Buster was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta, July 1, 1928 and grew up in the Bezanson area. He married Polly Stark on October 24, 1951, and later had three sons, Billy, Danny and Leslie.Buster took over his dad's farm in Bezanson in 1968 and remained there until his retirement. Buster also had other jobs off the farm including logging, carpentry, and various jobs in Grande Prairie. Buster was very active in the senior community in Bezanson and Grande Prairie. He enjoyed floor curling, golfing, playing cards, and dancing. His hobbies included woodworking, which left his friends and family with many souvenirs and memories. After retiring in 1999, they moved to Grande Prairie where they remained.He leaves to mourn his loving wife and best friend Mary (Polly) Patterson, sons Billy (Sheryll), Danny (Brenda), Leslie (Cindy), and grandchildren Jason (Tammy), Dustin, Raina (Shaye), Stacey (Jaime), Tarah, Lannie (Sarah), Jordan (Amanda), Amber (Rob), and great grandchildren Jagger, Austin, Jemma, Ryder, Corbyn, Avery, Deacon, and many nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his parents Guy and Adda Patterson, brother Gene, sisters Mildred Parish, Minnie Sacket and brothers-in-law Lawrence Parish, Nemo Sacket, and Des Stark.He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Glen Leslie Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Q.E.II Hospital Foundation.Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversgrandeprairie.comOliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium11168249

Waunita Patterson married Bert Ogden (1935)

OGDEN, Wauneita Amanda. February 6, 1916 – June 2, 2011. Wauneita Ogden, resident of Grande Prairie, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the age of 95 years. Wauneita Ogden was born in Murray, Iowa, United States. She came to Canada in April 1916 with her sister Hazel and parents Rex and Grace Patterson. She married Bert November 20, 1935. They made their home on the farm in Bezanson. Wauneita loved to play the piano, and enjoyed her flowers and vegetable garden. She loved to have family and friends around. In 1982, due to failing health, Bert and Wauneita moved into Pioneer Lodge, Grande Prairie. In the mid 80's Wauneita moved to Heritage Lodge. Wauneita kept herself busy crocheting, embroidering, playing cards with friends and many visits from friends and family. April 2011, Wauneita was taken to the QEII Hospital where she remained until the time of her passing. Wauneita was predeceased by her loving husband of 55 years, Bert; parents Rex and Grace Patterson; two infant brothers; sister Hazel Weegar; brother Vernon Patterson; brother Kenneth Patterson; one grandson; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; brother in-law Rupert Weegar; nephew Earl Weegar; niece Linda Cage. Leaving to mourn her passing are daughter Shirley (Elmer) Westergaard of Fort St. John, B.C.; son Robert Ogden of Dawson Creek, B.C.; son Raymond (Linda) Ogden of Bezanson; brother Milfred (Edith) Patterson; sister in-laws Allie Weegar and Laura Patterson; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11am at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel. Interment to follow at the Glen Leslie Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Rainbow Society of Alberta or a charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent by visiting OLIVER'S GRANDE PRAIRIE FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 10195457

Mildred Patterson married Laurence Parrish (1934)

Hazel Patterson married Rupert Weegar (1929)

FREDRICKSON, Barbara Marie: April 4, 1950 - May 12, 2013.
Barbara Fredrickson of Winfield, BC passed away with her family by her side at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 63 years, after a courageous battle with Cancer. Barbara is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by her husband and soul mate - Rod (Freddy), son – Michael, daughter – Deanna (husband Taylor), grandchildren, Coleman, Drayton, Danja, Kelsi and Aaron, mother – Laura Patterson, brother – Ernie Patterson, sister - Donna Drummond (husband Wallace), along with many great friends and relatives. She was predeceased by her father, Ken Patterson. Barbara truly adored spending time with her children and grandchildren, tending to her roses, golfing, playing cards and traveling to Phoenix and Hawaii. Barbara welcomed company with open arms and enjoyed many great visits with friends and family. She always had a smile on her face, which made her the most beautiful woman ever. Her inner beauty and who she was as a person was so amazing; and that allowed her to make an instant connection with anyone. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, #202 - 1835 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 3H5. Celebrations of Life for Barbara (all friends and family welcome to attend one or both): Sunday May 26 Rod and Barb’s Home 11530 Turtle Bay Court, Winnfield BC 1pm – 3pm Sunday June 9 Grande Prairie Golf and Country Club 711040 Resources Road, Grande Prairie AB 12pm – 2pm
Condolences may be sent to the family through the guest book at
Arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME KELOWNA, BC 250-765-3147.
Block 21, Lot 8

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