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[October 25, 2016]
PULASKI - Carl S. Patterson, 95, of Mount Pulaski, passed away at
11:45 a.m. Wednesday October 19, 2016 at St. Johnís Hospital in
9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday October 22, at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday
at the funeral home.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
Carl S. Patterson, 95, of Mount Pulaski, passed away
at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday October 19, 2016 at St.
Johnís Hospital in Springfield.
Carl was born on December 7, 1920 in Logan County to
Stephen S. and Emma Jane Havens Patterson. He
married Meredith Irene Robinson on April 18, 1948.
Surviving are his wife Meredith of Mount Pulaski and
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his
parents, brother Clyde and sister Mildred Mohr.
Carl served in the European Theatre during WWII with
the 87th Infantry Division. He participated in three
major battles, one being the Battle of the Bulge in
Belgium. He received a Presidential Unit Citation
for the Rhine Crossing, Combat Infantry Badge,
European Battle Ribbon, a Bronze Star with ďVĒ for
Valor, the Purple Heart and others.
Carl was a member of the Mt. Pulaski First Christian
Church since 1939. He was also a member of DAV Post
#15, VFW Post #777, and the Mt. Pulaski American
Legion Post #447. Carl retired from the Federal
Civil Service in 1970 as a Supply Management
Representative for the Army Material Command.
Services for Carl will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday
October 22, 2016 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home in Mount Pulaski, with Mark Weber officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday
October 22, 2016 also at the funeral home. Burial at
Mount Pulaski Cemetery will follow the service,
where full military rites will be accorded by
American Legion Post #447.
Memorials may be made in Carlís name to the Mount
Pulaski Christian Church.
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