Patricia James(1929 - 2013)

Patricia "Pat" E. James, 84, of Vernon Hills, IL passed away June 14, 2013 at Condell Hospital in Libertyville, IL from complications due to a fall she had on May 29, 2013. Patricia was born May 9, 1929 in Dundee, Scotland. She came to America in 1954, where she met and married her husband, Thomas W. James, on March 16, 1963. They recently celebrated 50 wonderful years of marriage together. She was also very active with volunteering at the Evanston Animal Shelter and donated many, many hours at the Women's Club of Wilmette. Patricia is survived by her loving husband, Thomas "Tom" James; her two daughters, Sarah (C. Thomas) Anderson of Oakwood Hills, IL and Susan (Chris) Karnuth of Grayslake, IL; her sister Edith (Summerhill) Stevenson; three nephews Sandy Ewing, Donald Ewing and Ian Stevenson and two nieces, Elizabeth (John) Milford and Lorna Stevenson, all of the United Kingdom. She also has five grandchildren, Samantha and Allyson Karnuth, Emily and Abagail Anderson and Hunter Niemann. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Hackney's on Lake, 1514 E. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025, 847-724-7171. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Women's Club of Wilmette, 930 Greenleaf Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091. Info: 847-675-1990 or


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Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on June 23, 2013