She was born the daughter of Bert and Ruth (Noller) Noller on February 12, 1922. She married Murel D. Patterson October 4, 1942 in Salem. He preceded her in death on April 27, 1996.
Survivors include her son Mike Patterson and wife Barbara of Sandoval; four grandchildren Wendy Macklin of Altamont, Michael Patterson, Jr. and wife Kami of Corydon, KY, Michelle Lammers and husband Allan of Sandoval, and Mark Patterson and wife Kelly of Oswego, NY; thirteen great-grandchildren Andrea Schoettmer and husband Brian, Matthew Lammers and wife Jenna, Angie Lammers, Jessica Lammers, Meghan Klingenberg, Caitlin Klingenberg, Ryan Macklin, Jared Patterson and wife Jillian, Benjamin Patterson and wife Melanie, Katie, Chloe, Brad, and Ashley Patterson; and ten great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers Robert and William Noller; and daughter Nancy Just.
Evelyn worked at the Sandoval Grade School and high school as a school cook for over thirty years. She was a member of the Sandoval Christian Church and later attended the Glenridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and cooking. She loved to share her cooking with others.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval with Rev. Alton Butch Shedd officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Day Macz Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sandoval Fire Department.
Memories and condolences of Evelyn may be shared with the family at daymaczfuneralhomes.com.