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Dr Ernest Martin Van Patten
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1911
Sergeant Bluff
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1968
Fort Dodge
Webster County
Iowa, USA

Ernest Van Patten, II's mother died of pneumonia when he was 19 days old. His father, a brother of Ernest Martin Van Patten, could not take care of him so (uncle) Ernest M. and (aunt) Morda S. Van Patten raised Ernest Martin Van Patten, II. Ernest Martin, MD always called himself Jr. (Myles Van Patten).
Dr. E. Martin VanPatten (1911-1968) graduated from the University of Iowa with an MD in 1938.

From "The Fort Dodge Messenger"
May 1, 1968, page 7
"To Be Arranged:
Van Patten, Dr. Martie, 57
1830 Tenth Avenue North
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family in Bruce's Memorial Chapel with Rev. E. C. Rodehorst, Lutheran Hospital chaplain, officiating. Burial in Indian Mound Cemetery in Humboldt. For further information, call Bruce's Funeral Home."

From "The Fort Dodge Messenger and Chronicle"
Fort Dodge, Iowa, Wednesday, May 1, 1968.
"Van Patten dies at 57"
"Dr. Martin Van Patten, 57, a lifelong resident of Fort Dodge, died at Lutheran Hospital Tuesday morning where he had been a medical patient since last Wednesday.
Private services are being planned to be held in Bruces Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Indian Mound Cemetery in Humboldt.
Surviving are his widow, the former Mary Jane Myles of Humboldt; two sons, Myles of Laramie, Wyo., and Charles of Ames.
Dr. Van Patten was born at Sergeant Bluff and came to Fort Dodge as an infant. He graduated from Grinnell College and the University of Iowa Medical School.
He was a member of the Webster County Medical Society, the Iowa State Medical Society and the American Academy of General Practitioners. Her served in the medical corps of the United States Air Force Search and Rescue division during World War II."
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 Parents:
  John Fredrick Van Patten (1873 - 1964)
  Mary Schaffer Van Patten (1882 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Myles Van Patten (1915 - 2007)
 
Burial:
Indian Mound Cemetery
Humboldt
Humboldt County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 5
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Feb 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33561752
Dr Ernest Martin Van Patten
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Dr Ernest Martin Van Patten
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