Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service.
He was a U.S. Navy WWII submarine veteran serving in the Navy for 22 years.
He is survived by: his children, Pauline Deckard of Wisconsin and Robert O. (Melinda) Patterson of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Jason (Heidi) Patterson, Briana Patterson, Kerry (John) Sevenz and Kelly (Joshua) Carter; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary (Richard) Todd.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Pauline; his parents, Robert and Marie (Meir) Patterson; and a sister, Helen Beckmam.
Funeral services and burial were privately held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery on Jan. 9. Arrangements were by O'Neil Funeral Home of Lockport, Wisc.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Fund would be appreciated.