She was born September 9, 1942 in Port Huron to Floyd and the late Virginia Fenner. She married Donald G. Paterson on September 22, 1962 in First Baptist Church of Marysville. He died January 1, 2008.
Mrs. Paterson owned the House of Crafts in Marysville for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, enjoyed watching Tiger baseball and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a very thankful kidney transplant recipient.
She is survived by her children, Lorraine Curell and Donald (Amanda) Paterson Jr.; five grandchildren, Ryan Curell, Katie Curell, Austin Paterson, Jake Paterson and Ella Paterson; her father, Floyd Fenner; a sister, Kathleen (Edwin) Polovich; and several nieces, nephews and cousins, including nephew, Daniel Polovich and his son, Christian, nephew, Kenneth Polovich, and cousins, Cheryl (Jim) Stager, Cindy Warren and Ted (Mel) Nurnberg.
Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Monday in the Marysville Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in First Baptist Church of Marysville. The Reverend Dallas Berry will officiate.
Burial will be in Caswell Cemetery, Kimball Township. Pallbearers will be Austin Paterson, Ryan Curell, Kenneth Polovich, Daniel Polovich, Daniel Miskell and Peter Stager.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church or the Kidney Foundation.