Ward C. Patton Jr.
August 10, 1930 - January 5, 2014
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Prince of Peace
2330 East Calumet Street
Appleton, WI 54915
(920) 739-5255 | Map
Thursday 1/9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Prince of Peace
2330 East Calumet Street
Appleton, WI 54915
(920) 739-5255 | Map
Thursday 1/9, 11:00 am
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Ward C. Patton Jr., age 83, of Appleton, passed away at Brewster Village on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Ward was born on August 10, 1930 in Tampa, Florida to the late Ward Patton and Willa Grace Wicker. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War, and in 1952 he married Bettie…

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DanielM left a message on February 15, 2015:

I did not know Ward had passed. I knew "Aunt" Bettie had passed, and it hurt not to be able to express my feelings to Ward. I miss them both very, very much. I miss my time with them as a child in West Salem, Bettie playing ragtime; Ward explaining dandelion wine. My brother Scottie and I made a tent in the front yard out of fallen sticks and old sheets, and got cold and wet and then went home. They said it was alright. I miss my time with them at Camp Wyoming, watching hummingbirds outside the window. I miss them in Phoenix on the Keweenaw. I miss that room full of books, lots of westerns; and the radio on the far side of the kitchen. I remember the outside sauna before the bathroom was built. I was there when the flies hatched, when they were black and strong and their bites hurt. I remember Bettie reading, and Ward... being Ward. I was there in Michigan when we had the heart scare at the church. In time it's been 20 years since I last spoke to them, but today I miss them, and today it hurts.

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