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Debbie L Patten

July 1, 1963 — August 31, 2023

Debbie Lynn Patten was born on July 1, 1963 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Thedore and Linda Patten. Debbie worked for several years in the Human Resources department for Walmart/Sams Club until most recently serving as an administrative assistant for Dundy County Hospital. Debbie enjoyed being a resident of Benkelman and was most recently planning to marry her life partner, Richard Boon.

Debbie was involved in the local pool league, she loved spending time with her grandchildren, hosting family and friends, cooking and going on trail rides with Richard in their side-by-side ATV.

Debbie passed away Thursday morning, August 31, 2023, at the Dundy County Hospital, Benkelman, NE. she was 60 years of age.

Survivors Include:
Life Partner: Richard Boon of Benkelman, NE
Children: Kelly Ottersberg, Jesse Clark and Cody Boon
Siblings: Donna and Eddy Story, Christine and Jimmie Burgtorf.
4 Grandchildren, Brett Ottersberg, Peyton Ottersberg, Amelia Clark and David Clark.

Memorial Services will be held Friday afternoon, September 8, 2023. 3:00 P.M. (MT) at the Benkelman Memorial Chapel, Benkelman, NE, with Rev. Jim Gleason officiating.

In Lieu of flowers, a memorial in Debbie’s memory, has been suggested to the Connected Forever Organization. 61691 733 Road, Tecumseh, NE 68450

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