Class of 1924

Perry Noble Patch

October 22, 1904 – December 9, 1984

Perry Patch, 80, 1002 Eighth street, died at 10:40 a.m. Sunday at Perry Memorial hospital.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parker-Brown chapel. Officiating will be Rev. M. R. Work, pastor of the First Christian church. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery.

Patch was born Oct. 22, 1904, in Noble county. He was married in 1925 to Rose Skalenda, who died in 1948. On March 2, 1949, he married Mable Potter, who survives.

He was a farmer-rancher. He attended Twin Mounds school and Perry high school, was a member of the Christian church and member of the board of directors of the Farmers Exchange cooperative and Noble County Farm Bureau.

He was the son of Norris Patch, who died when he was four years old, and Minnie Patch Wright. He was raised by his mother and step-father, William Wright.

Survivors, other than his wife of the home, include two daughters, Mrs.Ellis (Marilynn) Beasley, Perry, and Mrs. Glen (Barbara Ann) VanCoevering, Bastrop, La.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Wilma June Patch.

The family has requested memorials be made to the Christian church or to the state medical research foundation.