Sarah Patterson (Vandenburg), of Dowagiac
Aug. 23, 1944 — Feb. 12, 2016
Sarah Patterson (Vandenburg), 71, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 12, 2016.
Sarah was born on Aug. 23, 1944 in Dowagiac, Michigan. She was the loving wife of James T. Patterson for 52 years. Along with husband James, left to cherish Sarah’s memory are their children; Bethany (Jon) Cave of Duluth, Georgia, Nicholas Patterson of Macomb, Michigan, Jennifer (Matt) Adams of Warren, Michigan and Anna Crouch of Niles; grandchildren, Alyssa and Emma Cave, Jacob Patterson and Mason Adams and sisters, Marilyn Thomas and Gladys Ingram.
Preceding Sarah in death were her father, Forest Vandenburg and mother, Genevieve Phelps, along with sisters, Mona Corwin and Carol Meyers.
Sarah’s life and legacy will be celebrated by her family and friends at a later date. Her presence will live on through all of us who were fortunate enough to have had her in our lives.