Patchett, Frederick 10/29/1926 - 6/2/2017 Laurels of Galesburg Frederick Oliver Patchett, 90, Portage, MI, passed on June 2, 2017, from natural causes. Fred was born in Augusta, Georgia, received a BS degree in architecture from Western Michigan University. He served two years in the United States Navy. He loved tools of all kinds. Survived by Jean Patchett (wife), Gail (Frank) Phillips, daughter, Gregory (Mary) Patchett, son, Nicholas (Kate and Julie) Patchett, grandson, Monica (Shawn and Lilyana) Colburn, granddaughter, Daniel Patchett, son. Private family service. Luncheon on June 11/2017, 1 pm, at Lakeland Reformed Church, 10755 S Sprinkle Rd, Vicksburg, MI. In lieu of flowers, requesting donations to the American Cancer Society .