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Connie Patterson, 58, Fall River

December 15, 2018 GMT

Connie J. “Tootie” Patterson, 58, Fall River, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at her mother’s home with her family by her side.

She was born June 18, 1960, in Columbus, to Robert and Mary Jane (Konkel) Baerwolf. She attended Columbus High School before moving out of state. Tootie was married to Raymond Casperson on June 23, 1984, in Columbus, and together had two children. She was later married to David L. Patterson on Aug. 23, 2003, in Columbus. Tootie was employed at General Electric for 15 years as a production assistant. She enjoyed tending her flowers and working in her garden. Tootie especially loved the time spent with her grandchildren and making her house a home.


Survivors include her husband, David of Fall River; mother, Mary Jane Baerwolf of Columbus; a son, Patrick Casperson of Largo, Florida; a daughter, Jennifer Barnett of Columbus; nine grandchildren, Lexi and Riley Casperson, Haylie Zimmerman, Chloe Casperson, Sofia Barnett, Allison Martin, Alyssa Martin, Andrew Martin and Patrick Martin; two sisters, Bonnie (Bob) Tetzlaff and Donna Maier both of Columbus; four brothers, Donald (Laurie) Baerwolf of Columbus, Ronald (Pam Sydow) Baerwolf of Fall River, Thomas (Denise) Baerwolf of Rio, and David (Kathy) Baerwolf of Columbus; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Columbus. The Rev. Garrett Kau will officiate. Interment will be in Fountain Prairie Cemetery, town of Fountain Prairie. Memorials may be directed to the N.I.C.C. foundation.

Online condolences may be made at jensenfuneralandcremation.com. Jensen Funeral & Cremation, Columbus, is serving the family.