Grace N. Patterson (nee Gelhaar)

Sept. 7, 1926 – Jan. 14, 2014

Grace N. Patterson (nee Gelhaar), 87, of Delafield, was born to eternal life Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

Grace was the beloved mother of Judy Tetting and Janice (Bryan) Skore, and cherished grandmother and great-grandmother of James (Tonia) Grant, Justin Potenberg, Julie Potenberg, Savannah, Cassie, Damion, Logan, Dylan and Renesmee. Grace is also survived by her brother-in-law Gerald (Pat) Patterson; sisters in-law Marge Patterson and Jean Patterson; along with nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Kenneth C. Patterson; along with her sisters, Jane and Dorothy; a brother, Charles; and her parents, Edward and Nellie Gelhaar.

Grace was a homemaker and longtime member of the Delafield Presbyterian Church, where she served on the kitchen committee and the Women’s Association. She was also a member of the Delafield Firebelles and the Delafield American Legion Post 196.

Funeral services for Grace will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Delafield Presbyterian Church. Visitation for family and friends will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service, all to be held at the church. Grace will be laid to rest at Delafield Cemetery immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Delafield Presbyterian Church, Fund of Remembrance.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit