Sept. 30, 1922-Feb. 8, 2017 Rose Marie (Robertson) Patterson passed away February 8, 2017. She was born in Chinook Washington September 30, 1922. Rose grew up with her sister, Jane and brothers, Al and Lars enjoying their wonderful home on the mouth of the Columbia River. Later they moved to Ballard and she graduated from Ballard High School. She married Walter T Patterson, a Mississippi boy, May 9, 1942 and after a few years in Seattle the young couple moved to their beloved home in Esperance. She raised their four children enjoying her rose garden, camping, and hunting for jewelry. She loved her church and many dear friends. Rose was a kind and gentle person and was loved by everyone. She never made an enemy. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Walter T. Patterson; sons, Harlan Patterson, Melvin Patterson; daughter-in-law, Frieda Patterson. She is survived by her son, Mark Patterson; daughter, Adella Walter (husband Bill Walter); daughters-in-law, Jean Patterson, Martha Patterson, and 10 much loved grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Rose was much loved and will be dearly missed. The memorial service will be at Rock of Hope Baptist Church 7812 224th St. SW Edmonds, WA 98026 at 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on March 11, 2017.
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