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Marsha Patterson

January 23, 1951 — October 7, 2020

Grundy Center

Marsha Diane Patterson, 69, of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. Services are private. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be made by visiting

Marsha was born on January 23, 1951, to her parents Marion and LaDonna (Druivenga) Linman. She was raised in Arthur, Iowa and graduated from Odebolt Arthur High School in the class of 1969. She then attended Stewart’s School of Cosmetology, in Sioux City, Iowa, where she earned her license as a cosmetologist. Marsha was united in marriage to Joel Patterson on March 25, 1972 and together they welcomed their daughters Shani and Amber into their family.

Marsha loved camping, boating and playing at the casino. However, her true joy in life came from spending time with her family; especially her daughters and her grandsons, the Hoy boys.

Marsha is survived by her mother LaDonna LaLone; husband Joel Patterson; daughters Shani Patterson (Buck Ringgold) and Amber (Dave) Hoy; grandsons Adam, Cooper and Jacob Hoy; sister Pat (Larry) Wiebers and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Marion and her brother Steve Linman.

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