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Verona Genevieve Funk Pattee
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1913
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1995
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

24 Sherman St., Galesburg

Age 81, passed away Thursday morning, March 30, 1995 in Augusta at the Pine Brook Foster Care Home. Mrs. Pattee was born August 10, 1913 in Bangor, the daughter of Preston and Martha (Spaulding) Funk, and had lived in Galesburg since 1943, coming from Bangor. She was Valedictorian of the 1930 South Haven graduating class and was a graduate of Argubright Business College. Her husband, Richard H. Pattee, was an artist and sign painter and she was the business manager for the Pattee Art Sign Co. She was an accomplished accordionist and served as personal secretary to Harry Burgess of Burgess Plant and Seed Co. for many years, was a baseball lover, especially the Chicago Cubs and White Sox, a gardener and a generous giver, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her husband, Richard H. Pattee preceded her in death. Surviving aer 2 children and their spouses, Leah R. and Leroy Bird of Paw Paw, Dr. Gary A. and Beth Pattee, presently of Minneapolis, MN; 9 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Wesley R. Pattee. There will be no visitation. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Hoag-Switzer Funeral Home, Galesburg, with the Rev. Whitney Brown, of the Galesburg Congregational United Church of Christ, officiating. Interment of cremains will be in Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor at a later time. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to Pine Brook Foster Care Home. 
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  Preston M. Funk (1892 - 1975)
  Martha Spaulding Funk (1893 - 1952)
  Richard H. Pattee (1914 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington Hill Cemetery
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
Created by: K. Clinard
Record added: Jul 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6604398
Verona Genevieve <i>Funk</i> Pattee
Added by: CA Burns
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 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
Flowers for my Grandmother whom I never met. With love from your Australian Grandson Matthew.
- Matthew Forno Pattee
 Added: Sep. 30, 2013
My 4th cousin 1x removed.
- Judy Graham Chown
 Added: Jul. 25, 2012

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