Deaths 5/21


Harold L. Patterson

BROOKLYN — Harold Leroy Patterson, a well-known educator and preacher in the Indian Shaker Church, died Saturday evening, May 18, 2013, at his home in Brooklyn. He was 92. A feature about Patterson ran last week on the front page of The Daily World and is still available online. Known as “Mr.Pat,” he was so revered by members of the Quinault Indian Nation that he was formally adopted by the tribe.

A candlelight service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam. A funeral will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Hoquiam, followed by interment at 1 p.m. at the Brooklyn Cemetery. A Quinault salmon bake will follow at 5 p.m. at the community center in Taholah.

Jean B. Millican

Jean Beth Millican, a longtime Raymond area resident, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam. She was 93.

A celebration of her life will be held later in Raymond.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Maxine Wheeler

MONTESANO — Longtime Harborite Maxine Wheeler died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 88.

A celebration of her life will be held at Elma in June.

A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of The Daily World.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Bill L. Studer

A celebration of life for former Montesano resident Bill Studer of Beatty, Ore., will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at the diner at the Elma Airport.

For more information, call Amber Studer at 360-581-2428 or Brenda McAdow at 360-640-1834.