Arlene Patterson

November 29, 2018 GMT

Arlene K. Patterson, 74, of Lakeland, Fla., and formerly of Kankakee, passed away (Nov. 15, 2018) in Lakeland.

She was born June 25, 1944, in Watseka, the daughter of John and Dorothy Brown Boomgarden. Arlene married Marvin Patterson on June 30, 1962, in Watseka. He preceded her in death July 11, 1999.

Arlene worked for Riverwood International and the Kankakee County Health Department. She enjoyed playing games on her computer and keeping up with her friends and family on Facebook.

Surviving are two sons, Greg (Heather J.) Patterson, of Kankakee, and Scott (Kathleen) Patterson, of Kankakee; one sister, Sandra Toogood, of Lakeland; and four grandchildren, Courtnie Patterson, Blake Patterson, Nathan Patterson and A.J. (Karo) Patterson.


In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.

Please sign her online guestbook at schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.