Last updated 8/15/2023 at 9:02am
May 29, 1935- Aug.3, 2023
Joan Patterson, 88, passed away peacefully at home Aug. 3, 2023 surrounded by family. Joan was born and raised in Spokane, Wash. She was one of 10 children and attended St. Aloysius Catholic School. In 1954 she married William Patterson and in 1968 the couple moved to Ritzville, Wash., where they raised their 9 children. She was well known in the community for her kind and generous spirit. She volunteered her time and was heavily involved in her church. She always had fresh baked cookies and a pot of coffee for friends and family. She lived a humble life devoted t...