Margaret Fae Tanner Patterson was born March 17, 1940 in Ogden, Utah a daughter of Valison and Margaret Harriet (Hattie) Douglas Tanner.
Her brothers and sisters are: Mervyn, Max, Delmar Lamont (Monte), Fern, and Eva.
Fae was raised in Grouse Creek, Utah and attended the Grouse Creek School. She graduated from Bear River High School.
She moved to Ogden, Utah and started her lifelong career at Hill Air force Base from which she retired in November 30, 2001 as a Logistic Manager.
While working at Hill AFB she met Dean Patterson. They were married on April 28, 1961 in Ogden, Utah. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on April 28, 1964. Dean passed away in November of 1989.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she held many positions. She worked in the Bountiful Temple.
Her children are: Dorie Sue, Barbra Lynn, and Elizabeth Ann.
Fae had a courageous battle with cancer for quite a few years.
She died on February 6, 2002 and is buried in the Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Utah.