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A memorial mass was said on June 27 in Colbert at St. Joseph Church for Deer Park resident Theresa E. Patrick, 91, who passed away on June 17 in Chattaroy.
Born in Norman, Okla., in 1920 to Otto and Mary Newman, the family moved to California, where Theresa married Michael Patrick in 1940.
She worked as a secretary for many years for Rockwell Corp. (now Boeing) on the Apollo space program. After she and her husband moved to Idaho in 1972, she worked at North Idaho College until her retirement in 1986.
She was a member of Catholic Daughters and St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur dâ€™Alene.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1987; her son, Brent, in 1946; and her son, Paul, in 2006
She is survived by daughters, Shirley and Janet Patrick, both of Deer Park; one granddaughter, Patricia Cox of Greenacres; one grandson, Christopher Patrick of Long Beach, Calif.; and one great-granddaughter, Meghan Roberts of Greenacres.
Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, was in charge of arrangements.