Julia Joanne Patterson

April 02, 2024

Julia Joanne Patterson, 89, of Willard, Missouri, passed away, Saturday, March 30, 2024. She was born on May 13, 1934, to Ralph and Alene Miller Storbeck in Jasper County, Missouri.

On May 2, 1954, Joanne married Dewey Patterson and they shared 66 years together before Dewey’s passing in 2020. 

Joanne retired from Efco and enjoyed attending church and going fishing. She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. Joanne will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all those that knew and loved her. 

Joanne is survived by her daughters, Vicki Sturgeon, Jolene Welsh and husband, Ed; grandchildren, Steve Welsh and wife, Darbi, Amy James and husband, Brad, Scott Welsh and wife, Angela, Jessica Graff and husband, Brandon, Dusty Sturgeon and wife, Val, Jennifer Fleeman and husband, Kody, Lindsay Bigham and husband Chad; 13 great-grandchildren; seven great, great-grandchildren; sister, Marilyn Manley and husband, Richard; other family and many friends. 

Joanne is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Alene Storbeck and husband, Dewey Patterson. 

Graveside services were Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Pleasant View Cemetery, Dudenville, MO 64748.