Obituary: Deloris Patefield

September 27, 1928 - January 16, 2021
Deloris Patefield
Posted at 10:04 AM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 12:04:43-05

Deloris Patefield, 92, of Great Falls, died of natural causes, Saturday, January 16 at her home.

Deloris was born September 27, 1928 in Great Falls, MT to Albert and Emma R. Tessman. She was raised on a farm in Simms and graduated from Simms High School in 1946.

She married Wally Patefield in 1947. They celebrated 61 wonderful years together.

Deloris enjoyed working with young people. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother, Girl Scout and Brownie leader, PTA President and 4-H leader. She volunteered at her church and was a school volunteer. She worked as a teacher’s aide at Sunnyside school, volunteered at County Nursing Home, was an election judge and homemaker.

She was a long-time member of the Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, having been a Noble Grand and Past Noble Grand, a member of Rainbow Garden Club and Westside Methodist Church.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.