Ursula A. "Honey' Patterson
Ursula A. "Honey" Patterson, 80, Grand Forks, ND died Saturday, January 20, 2007 in 4000 Valley Square, Grand Forks. Ursula Ann Ward was born November 4, 1925 the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (O'Rourke) Ward in Grand Forks, ND. She was raise...
Ursula A. "Honey" Patterson, 80, Grand Forks, ND died Saturday, January 20, 2007 in 4000 Valley Square, Grand Forks.
Ursula Ann Ward was born November 4, 1925 the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (O'Rourke) Ward in Grand Forks, ND. She was raised in Grand Forks and graduated from St. James Catholic High School. Upon the completion of her education, she was employed with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company as a telephone operator. Ursula married Donald R. Patterson on April 3, 1948 in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Grand Forks. Following their marriage, they moved to Los Angeles, CA and later to East Grand Forks, MN. While living in East Grand Forks, Ursula was employed at Fern's Caf¨. In 1975, they moved to Grand Forks, where she resided until her death. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks, MN. Ursula was a loving mother and was devoted to her grandsons. She loved the nurses and staff at the Oakcrest Unit of 4000 Valley Square. She considered all of them to be her friends and part of her extended family. She is survived by, her daughter, Dawn (Dan) Storey and grandsons, Daniel and Brett Storey all of Grand Forks, ND. She was preceded in death by, her husband, Donald; her parents; sisters, Fern Stauss, Doris Korsmo, Mary Ward, Ruth Dodd; brothers, Gerald, Stanley, William, and Bud. Memorial Service: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2007 in the Gregory J. Norman Funeral Chapel. Family Greeting: one hour prior to the services in the funeral chapel on Tuesday. Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND, in the spring. The online memorial registry may be signed at www.normanfuneral.com Gregory J. Norman-Norman Funeral Home, So Washington St.