Monday, March 14, 2016



ADDRESS: 415 E. Pine Street, City of Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:28 AM Monday, March 14 at Aspirus Medford Hospital, emergency room where he was taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 18 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Stetsonville American Legion Post #519

OFFICIATING: Rev. Dan Esterline

INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II at a later date

VISITATION: 4-7 PM on Thursday, March 17 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, March 18

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 1, 1953 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford elementary schools and was a 1972 graduate of Medford Sr. High School; he attended the Medford Branch Campus for a period of time

MARRIAGE: June 28, 1975 at the United Methodist Church, Medford to Linda L. Fryklund and she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked at Weather Shield Mfg. in Medford for a period of time. In 1976, he joined the US Navy serving until 1996 while residing in FL, Iceland, IL, SC & Mississippi which he was very proud of. After retirement from the military they returned to Medford where he worked at K-Mart for a short period of time, then K & B Refrigeration until his retirement in January of 2016. He enjoyed golfing, bowling & socializing with family and friends.

MEMBER OF: American Legion Post #519, Stesonville where he was presently Adjutant; Medford Area Community Theatre where he was currently serving on the board of directors

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Linda L. Patterson of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Stacey (Matthew) Sias of Eau Claire, Dana (Andrew) Hopkins of Weston, Jessie (Travis Schilling) Patterson of Medford, Magga (Jeff) Netzer of Medford, Laura (Douglas) Johnson of Rice Lake, Kyle (Amalia) Patterson of Gilching, Germany, Jacqui Patterson of Eau Claire


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Donna Cochran of Medford,, Chad Patterson of Omaha, NB, Lanna Fanning of Wisconsin Rapids, Twin sister-Jill Hernandez of Menasha

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister - Mavis Donaldson in 1995

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother-in-law: Effie Fryklund of Medford

DECEASED FATHER: Donald Wicker Patterson DECEASED MOTHER: Vivian (Lohnis) Patterson

OTHER INFORMATION: -For online condolences, please visit