Ruth Ann Patterson, age 81, formerly of Three Rivers, MI passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday, April 21, 2020. She was born in Three Rivers, MI on July 26, 1938 the daughter of Ralph and Carmelita (Beck) Dean.

She is preceded in passing by her parents and her brother Ralph Dean Jr.

Left to cherish her loving memory is her husband: Terryl V. Patterson Sr.; children: Terryl V. Patterson Jr. and Timothy (Pamela) D. Patterson; grandchildren: Morgan (Ryan) Szumski, Mackenzie (Nam) Le, Mallory (Greg) Waddell, Paige (Martin) Patterson and Trenton Patterson; great grandchildren: Carter Szumski, Tatum Patterson, Collins Szumski, and Indie Le; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend for many years: Sally Boechenstein.

In accordance with Ruth’s wishes cremation has taken place and private services will be held on a later date.

Memorials made in Ruth’s memory may be directed to the United Methodist Church of Three Rivers, MI. Envelopes are available at and can be sent to Hohner Funeral Home, PO Box 1018, Three Rivers, MI 49093 in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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