Aaron Charles (Pat) Patterson | PostIndependent.com

Aaron Charles (Pat) Patterson

Aaron Charles (Pat) Patterson

Pat Patterson, 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Silt, CO surrounded by his family. He is survived by his Step Children; Darrell (Maria) Sorensen-Silt, Richard (Janna) Sorensen-New Castle, Darlene (John) Peyton-Silt, Michael James-Denver, & Daughter in Law Dee Dee Sorensen-Glenwood Springs. He has 11 Grandchildren, 25 Great-Grandchildren and 6 Great-Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.Pat joined the Navy at age 17 and served from 1944-1946 and joined again in January 1947-March 1950. His most memorable time was spent on the icebreaker U.S.S. Edisto at both the North and South Poles. He entered the Army reserves in 1950, and served in Korea in 1952 where he was wounded at Pork Chop Hill. His decorations include, World War II Victory-American Area-Asiatic Pacific, Purple Heart, Bronze Star & others. Pat was a life time member of the VFW. He loved his Country and served it well, Thank You Pat; we love you and miss you.In Lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Hospice of the Valley, PO Box 3768, Basalt, CO 81621, in the name of Pat Patterson. Graveside Services for friends and family will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery on White Hill in Carbondale, Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:00 am.

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