Fred Cornelius Patten
Fred Cornelius Patten, 93, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha. Graveside services will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 18, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour
before at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home.
Survivors include niece, Rae (Max)
Diers; and two great-nephews, Jesse (Holly) Diers and Jarod (Stephanie) Diers.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Patten; and his parents.
Fred Cornelius Patten was born May 1, 1927, to Fred and Doris Patten in Cedar Rapids. Fred grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Franklin High School. Fred met and later married the love of life, Alice (Bates) Patten, on Aug. 28, 1969, in Agency, Iowa. Fred worked as a salesman for Sunbeam Bakery for over 36 years. He enjoyed going to Tama for bingo games with Alice, loved bowling and spending time with family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family.
Online condolences and messages may be shared with the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.