Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Gardner woman


The Gardner Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Wilma Patterson, an 82-year-old white female.  Patterson has Alzheimer’s and was last seen on January 28th, at 802 S. Poplar St. in Gardner, KS.  Her credit card was last used at a gas station in Meade, Kan. on January 29th at approximately 9 a.m.  She is driving a Red Kia Forte, with Kansas plates, VDH 319. 

Patterson is 5 ft. 3 in. tall and weighs around 130 lbs. She has grey hair and brown eyes. 

Authorities believe she may be traveling in Southwest Kansas, or may have made it outside the state to Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, or Texas. 

If located, please contact the Gardner Police Department at 913-782-0720 or 911.