Clara Agnes Patterson


(May 17, 2001)

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home in Powell for former resident Clara Agnes Patterson, 99, who died Thursday, May 17 at the Discovery Care Centre in Hamilton, Mont.

She lived in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montanato be near a daughter and granddaughter. She was born March 3, 1902, in Cheriton, Iowa, daughter of Walter and Mattie (Lewis) Tuttle. There she met and married the love of her life, Wayne Patterson, in 1925. In the early 1930s, they moved to Powell where they settled and made their home. She was a member of the Daughters of Rebecca. She loved to cook, make things with her hands and grow flowers.

Her husband, Wayne, died in 1958. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Daugherty, in 1998 and three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two grandchildren, Christine Ponder and husband Glenn of Darby, Mont., and William Daugherty and wife Vicki of Villa Hills, Ky.; two brothers, Walter Tuttle of Booneville, Calif., and Kenneth Tuttle and wife Millie of Westminster, Colo.; five great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family requests memorials to The Discovery Care Centre, 601 N. 10th, Hamilton, MT 59840.