Paula Temple Obituary

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Paula Sue Temple

July 13, 1961 - March 14, 2013
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Paula Temple Patterson, 51, of Celebration, Florida passed away in the early morning on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at her home after a long battle with breast cancer. Born July 13, 1961 in Pekin, Illinois to Ron and Diana Herren Temple, she first married Donald Murphy and later Paul Patterson. A 1979 graduate of Pekin Community High School, Paula graduated from the University of Illinois in 1983. She taught elementary music at the schools in Elgin, IL for 15 years. She was a member of Our Redeemer's United Methodist Church in Schaumburg, IL where she was active in the church's music program, singing in several choirs and working with the...
Paula Temple Patterson, 51, of Celebration, Florida passed away in the early morning on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at her home after a long battle with breast cancer.

Born July 13, 1961 in Pekin, Illinois to Ron and Diana Herren Temple, she first married Donald Murphy and later Paul Patterson. A 1979 graduate of Pekin Community High School, Paula graduated from the University of Illinois in 1983. She taught elementary music at the schools in Elgin, IL for 15 years. She was a member of Our Redeemer's United Methodist Church in Schaumburg, IL where she was active in the church's music program, singing in several choirs and working with the children's choir. Paula also attended the Community Presbyterian Church in Celebration, FL where she was active in the church music program and also sang in the Celebration Community Chorus.

Paula was preceded in her death by her sister, Jill Temple.

She is survived by her loving husband, Paul; daughter, Jill Murphy of Celebration, FL; step-daughter, Jennifer Patterson of Oswego, IL; and brother, Troy (Tracy) Temple of Geneva, IL.

A memorial service for Paula will be held on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:00 AM at the Community Presbyterian Church in Celebration, FL. Arrangements are under the care of Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, 803 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL, 34741, (407) 847-3131.

A memorial service in Paula's honor will be held at Our Redeemer's United Methodist Church in Schaumburg, IL at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Presbyterian Church, 511 Celebration Avenue, Celebration, FL, 34747; to The Celebration Community Chorus, Attn.: Kris Schave, 851 Celebration Avenue, Celebration, FL, 34747; or an "In Memory" Donation to The at http://ww5.komen.org/donate/donateonline.html.

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