Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1987

Elaine Pattenaude ELAINE PATTENAUDE, 20, died in 1990. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1987 at Ranger, TX. Elaine was an outstanding student. She played basketball and was in the band. Her parents were Eleanor Agnes and Melvin Joseph Pattenaude. She had two brothers, Jason Lawrence Pattenaude (RHS-1991) & Aaron J. Pattenaude (RHS-1994). MOTHER: ELEANOR AGNES SANCHEZ PATTENAUDE, 78 of Ranger, TX passed away Nov. 10, 2021, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger. Mrs. Pattenaude was born June 6, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Lawrence Sanchez & Olive Flores Sanchez. After high school she attended Ranger Jr. College for a year. She married Melvin “Skip” Pattenaude in June of 1962 in Chicago. She worked for the Ranger Independent School District for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved daughter, Elaine Marie Pattenaude (RHS- 1987); brother, Jerry Sanchez; sisters, Betty Conway, and Joan Cordero. Survivors include her husband, Melvin “Skip” Pattenaude; three sons, Melvin Michael “Skip” Pattenaude & Elaine, Jason Lawrence Pattenaude, and Aaron Joseph Pattenaude and Bobbie Rogers; granddaughter, Sheila Marie Pattenaude; brothers, Larry Sanchez, Tom Sanchez, and Tony Sanchez; sisters, Rita Quevedo, Mary Ellen Sanchez, Josie Terrones, Shirley Sanchez, and Mary Lords French; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. SISTER: MARY ELLEN SANCHEZ of Ranger, TX, was called home at the age of 81. She worked and retired at Eastland Memorial Hospital, however, the most important to her was caring for her parents as they got older. She was a devout and faithful Christian and always spoke of her faith. She was a wonderful daughter, friend, sister and an amazing aunt to numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Mary Ellen was born May 27, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Olive Gomez Sanchez and Lawrence F. Sanchez. Her siblings she was preceded in death were, Eleanor Pattenaude (RHS-1987), Jerry Sanchez, Joan Cordero, and Elizabeth Conway. She is survived by siblings, Josephine Terrones, Tony, Tom and Larry Sanchez, Shirley Sanchez, Mary Lourdes, Rita Quevedo and numerous nieces & nephews. She will be laid to rest near her mother, father, sister and niece. Her presence, light and love will be deeply missed.