Cooper Jean Paten & Chase Elwynn Paten

Cooper Jean Paten & Chase Elwynn Paten were born into this world together on the fifth of May 2023 at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Cooper Jean was born at 7:01 a.m. and cherished in his parents’ arms until he passed away peacefully at 10:30 a.m.

Shortly after at 12:13 p.m.

Chase Elwynn was born.

Chase was loved in his parents’ arms until 3:20 p.m. when he then passed Died May 5, 2023

away peacefully. Angels gathered and descended to guide these brothers together through the gates of Heaven to be embraced by Jesus. They will forever remain in the hearts of their parents.

Cooper and Chase are survived by their parents, Chadwick Paten and Alexis Gorham; siblings Kip Gann, Kenna Gann, Cole Paten, and Oakley Ryckman; grandparents Billie Jo and Kirk Gorham, Sandra Paten, Bruce Paten and Dan Handlovits; great-grandparents Roberta Wenzel and William Paten; aunts and uncles Courtney Westheim, Brooke and Diego Mosquera, David Troyer, Albert Troyer and Dannielle Paten.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family.

Arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch. www.