Shirley Rae Patterson, 83

Shirley Rae Patterson, 83, of Eldora, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2019, at Eldora Specialty Care in Eldora, IA. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 7, at 11 AM at Church of Christ in Liscomb with Pastor Ralph Norman officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the start of the service at 10:00 AM at the church. Interment will be at East Lawn Memory Garden in Eldora. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials to be directed to the family to be donated to local causes in Shirley’s memory. Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, Creps-Chapel is caring for Shirley and her family. Online messages of condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.

Shirley is survived by her loving children: Cathy (Dick) Faris, of Eldora and Steve Patterson, of Whitten; four grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sister Connie (Dennis) Fulton, of Waukee; brother-in-law Bob Lutes.