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Betty Lou Patterson

July 27, 1953 October 11, 2020
Betty Lou Patterson
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Betty Lou Patterson (nee Strebel), 67, of Newark, Ohio, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Elyria, Ohio and a lifelong resident of Elyria for 64 years until she decided to move closer to her children. Betty was Employed by Beckett Air and Gas from 1990-2007 until she retired. Betty was an avid sports fan enjoying the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Ohio State Football and WVU Football. Betty also enjoyed Sprint Car, Supermodified, and NASCAR racing as well and was a patron of Sandusky and Lorain County Speedway for over 20 plus years. Survivors include her children, Brett Patrick Patterson of Columbus, OH., William Lacy Patterson (Jean Ellen) of Naples, FL. and Farrell Patterson Jr. of Cleveland, OH.; siblings, Mary Smith, Bob Mcabier, Perry Strebel, Wilma Adams, Dan Strebel, Bill Strebel, and Dorothy Cutright; grandchildren, Doc Farrell Patterson, Layla Rose Patterson, Brayden William Patterson, Tristan Patterson, Kadeem Brown, Levi Patterson, Meaghan Patterson, Leah Patterson, and Levi Patterson Jr. and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years Farrell “Pat” Patterson; parents, Gertrude and William Strebel; grandson, William Lacy Patterson Jr.; sister, Diane Boggs-Jirles and niece Hannah Gattrell. Celebration of Life 9AM until time of service at 10AM Saturday, October 24, 2020 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Burial Resthaven Memory Gardens (Avon). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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9:00 AM 10/24/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 10/24/2020 10:00:00 AM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Celebration of Life Service 10:00 AM Saturday, October 24, 2020 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Resthaven Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

3700 Center Rd.
Avon, OH 44011

3700 Center Rd. Avon 44011 OH
United States

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