PEORIA - Patricia Hodnett Reese, 94, of Springfield, the mother of a Peoria woman, died at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at St. Joseph's Home in Springfield, Ill.
Patricia was born on Aug. 10, 1918, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of William E. and Georgina Gordon Hodnett. She married Phillip John Reese on June 11, 1945, in Chicago, Ill. He preceded her in death on May 31, 1992.
Patricia is survived by two daughters, Patricia (Roger) Rutherford of Springfield, Ill., and Joan (John) Brackney of Peoria, Ill.; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Thomas) Rutherford Trail of Western Springs, Ill., Justin M. Rutherford of La Jolla, Calif., Melissa A. (Kent) Brackney Stoeger of Buffalo Grove, Ill., Sarah J. Brackney and Andrew Blanchard of White Fish Bay, Wis., and Michael J. Brackney of Chicago, Ill.; and great-grandchildren, Lauren Ann Trail and Nathan Phillip Trail.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Services for Mrs. Reese will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Tami Werschey officiating. Visitation will be from 12 noon until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Union Cemetery in Lincoln.
Memorials may be given to St. Joseph's Home, 3306 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703.
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