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
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