Louise Sprague Patterson


Louise Sprague Patterson, age 89, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2018 in Henrieville, Utah after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was born on March 13, 1929 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Orson Marion and Bertha Elizabeth (Sampson) Sprague. 

 

Louise met and married the love of her life Robert Allen Patterson on October 17, 1948 in Las Vegas, Nevada and their marriage was later solemnized in the St George, Utah LDS Temple on January 5 1957.  Together they had five children in whom she loved and adored. 

 

Louise developed several talents over the years one of which was crocheting.  She made several blankets in which she would give to those around her.  She loved seeking out her family history and keeping the records in fact she kept a family diary that she wrote in daily adding pictures and her thoughts and feelings. 

 

She had a very strong testimony of the gospel and was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She held many callings throughout her life time such as Relief Society President, Primary President and many others she just loved to serve.  Her favorite calling of all was that of a primary teacher.  She loved her Primary children.   

 

Louise is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Robert, her son Lynn Allen, a grandson Keith Patterson, sisters Rowena Bretzing, Irene Black, and Kathleen Sprague; and brothers Paul Sprague, Lowell Sprague, Lovell, Sprague, and Ralph Sprague. 

 

She is survived by her daughters Linda Patterson, Lois Patterson, Kathleen (Dennis) Greening and her son Kevin Patterson; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and her sisters Annabelle Bigleman and Lois Hannig. 

 

Funeral services for Louise were held on Saturday May 5, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Henrieville LDS chapel in Henrieville, Utah.  A viewing was held on Saturday May 5, 2018 from 11-12:30 p.m. at the church just prior to services.  Interment was in the Henrieville Cemetery under the direction of Affordable Funeral Services 2002 North Main Street, Cedar City Utah (435)586-3456. 

 

Online condolences can be sent to Louise’s memorial page at www.affordablefuneralservices.com   

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