Peggy Ann Patterson, 59Published 5:26pm Sunday, June 9, 2013
Born: Dec. 23, 1953
Died: June 8, 2013
Peggy Ann Patterson, 59, of Niles, died at 1:23 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles, unexpectedly but of natural causes.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1953, in Niles to Donald Eugene and Betty June (Schanbacher) Harrold. She graduated from Niles High School and lived here all of her life. She was employed at Simplicity Pattern Company in Niles for more than 30 years.
Peggy was an avid bowler, participating in area leagues. She was the first female bowler with a perfect 300 score in Niles. She also enjoyed flower gardening and traveling to the Patterson family reunions in Arkansas.
She was first married to Jeff Mantke. Then, on May 25, 2005, she married Jimmie B. Patterson, who survives. Also surviving are her father, Donald Harrold of Niles; step-children, Daniel Patterson, of California, and Rebecca Patterson, of Elkhart, Ind.; and grandchildren, Matthew Blake Thompson and Joshua Allen Thompson.
The funeral service for Peggy Patterson will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles. Committal will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in memory of Peggy may be made to the American Heart Association.