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Ollie Patin

   Ollie Therese Patin, 86, of Houston, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 in Houston.  She was born on October 21, 1924 to Robert and Rosa Castille in Breaux Bridge, LA.

   Ollie was a graduate of Breaux Bridge High School.  She was involved with the war efforts working as an expeditor in the shipyard in Orange, TX.  She married Milton Patin on April 5,  1947.  She had lived in Houston since 1996 moving there from Orangefield where she had lived for 16 years and prior to that she was a resident of Port Arthur for many years.  She loved to garden, sew, crochet, volunteer at her church and before her husband passed away, they were known for visiting and caring for ill family members.  Her favorite and most cherished times were being with family.

   Ollie is preceded in death by her late husband, Milton Patin in 1996; her parents; 2 sisters and 7 brothers.

   She is survived by 4 daughters,  Glenda Patin of Houston; Maggie Messman and husband Jack of Weston, MA; Charlotte Patin and husband Dave Metcalfe of Columbus, OH and Arlene Brunn and husband David of Houston; a brother, Roy Castille and wife Jane of Port Arthur; a sister, Vivian Guidry of Breaux Bridge, LA; 4 grandchildren, Chris Franks of Houston, Frank Saran of Weston, MA; Amanda Sparks of Vidor;  Alysa Wiggins of Vidor; 3 great grandchildren, Kyle Evans, Kasey Evans and Michael Wiggins.

   A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, April 1, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m. at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur.

   Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur.  Entombment will follow in “The Chapel of Peace” Mausoleum, Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.

   Pall bearers will be Jack Messman, Dave Metcalfe, Chris Franks, David Brunn, Frank Saran and Allen Thomas.  Honorary pall bearer will be Roy Castille.

   Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Houston & Southeast Texas, 2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030 -2008.

   For those unable to attend services, please sign the online Guest Book at: www.grammieroberle.com.