Ivan J. Patterson
NAMPA — Services for Ivan J. Patterson, 62, of 1403
Bonneville, Nampa, who died Tuesday at a Nampa hospital,
will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Nampa, by Bishop Theo Morgan, Nampa Fourth Ward,
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment
will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
He was born Jan. 31, 1910, in Spanish Fork, Utah, and moved
to Carey with his family as a child. He graduated from
Carey High School and married Helen Bell in Rupert in 1935.
They were later divorced. He served as sheriff of San
Bernardino County, Calif. for five years, and then worked
for Pacific Fruit Express. He was transferred to Nampa
in 1951 and married Bernice Lundquist June 9, 1954, in
Murphy. He was active in the Democratic party and was
a precinct committeeman. He was a board member of the
Ida-Div-Ry Federal Union, chairman and executive board
member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen of America and
Canada, and state worthy president of the Fraternal Order of
Eagles in California. He was a member of the LDS
Church Fourth Ward.
Survivors are his
wife; a daughter, Vadah Robertson of Monterey, Calif., a
son, Steven Patterson of Redondo Beach, Calif.; a stepson,
Shane Lundquist of Umatilla, Ore.; five brothers, Fred of
Springfield, Mo., Grant of Halley, Reed of Sacramento,
Calif., Richard of Cottonwood, Ariz., and Robert Patterson
of Ontario; three sisters, Ella Hilverda of Twin Falls, Rhea
Knorp of Gannet, and Betty Hunt of Carey; and seven
Two brothers and a
sister preceded him in death.