Max K. Patterson


COPELAND — Max K. Patterson, 83, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Meade District Hospital in Meade.¬ 

COPELAND — Max K. Patterson, 83, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Meade District Hospital in Meade.¬ 

He was born Nov. 18, 1929, in Ford to Edwin Harold (Pat) and Marguerite Snook Patterson.

He graduated from Ford High School in 1947. He was a farmer. He married Neva Rinehart on Aug. 10, 1947, in Ford. She survives.

Survivors also include two sons, Wade and Jack Patterson, both of Copeland; a daughter, Nikki Myers of Maize; a sister, Marilyn Simpson of Dodge City; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard (Dick) Patterson; and a sister, Beverly Burns.

Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Copeland Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Copeland Cemetery.

Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette.

Memorials are suggested to Lonetree Retirement Center of Meade, in care of the funeral home.

An online guestbook is available at


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