Rev. Leonard Patterson
The Rev, Leonard L. "Pat"
Patterson, 88, of Nampa, formerly of Boise, died Sunday,
Dec. 20, 1992, at the Nampa hospital. Funeral services
will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at Southminster
Presbyterian Church, 6500 Overland. Road, Boise. The
Rev, Donald Shrumm, pastor of the church will officiate,
assisted by the Revs. Jim Moore of Caldwell and John
Pickrell of Boise. Private family interment will
follow later in Parma. Services are under the
direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
The Rev. Leonard L. "Pat" Patterson was born Nov. 15, 1904,
at Knowlton, Iowa, to William and Lumma Patterson.
He married Helen Clara Randolph May 12, 1928, at Kearney,
Nebraska. Leonard entered the ministry and they
traveled throughout Nebraska. They moved to Denver in
1944. In 1949 they moved to Arizona and pastored in
Flagstaff and Phoenix. In 1961 they moved to
Fullerton, California, where he continued pastoring.
He retired in 1973 and they moved to the Boise area.
They later moved to Nampa to make their home. He and
his wife, Helen, started a new church in Phoenix and one in
Boise, the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Mrs.
Patterson died Nov. 24, 1992.
Rev. Patterson was a member of the Boise Southminster
He is survived
by a son and daughter-in-law, Dean E. and Linda Patterson,
Kennewick, Washington; 10 grandchildren; 10
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, William
R. Patterson; a daughter, Mary Louise Patterson; and a
Friends may call at
the Alsip Funeral Chapel Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to
The family suggests memorial
contributions to Boise Southminster Presbyterian Church.