Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 253-0168


1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Bernardine D. "Bernie" Patterson was born on October 27, 1923 in Moorhead, Iowa to Chester and Irene (nee Currie) Bailey. She passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in Arlington Heights at the age of 90. Bernardine and her beloved husband, Howard S. "Pat" Patterson, were married on July 23, 1949. After many years as a homemaker, Bernie enjoyed a career as an executive secretary at E. I. DuPont. Upon her retirement, she volunteered at Northwest Community Hospital for 17 years. Bernie was a long term member of Chapter HN of P.E.O., a philanthropic organization. She will be remembered for her loving 58 year marriage, her devotion to family, her loyalty to friends, and her beautiful smile. Bernardine is survived by her children, Gwen (John) Tobin, Marcia (Tom) Detrick and Dale Patterson; her grandchildren, Cara (Jay) Crisostomo, Drew (Ashley) Detrick, Risa, Natalie, Samantha and Graham Patterson; her great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Landis Crisostomo; her sisters, Alma Jean (the late Allen) Wotherspoon, Wanda (the late Nat) Goodwin, Audrey (Charles) Rommel and Barbara (Clair) Soseman; and 24 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and eight nephews. A Memorial Service at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 N. Dunton, Arlington Heights, will be scheduled at a future date. Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights or to Heartland Hospice Care, 2100 Sanders Road, Suite 100, Northbrook, Illinois. Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from May 1 to May 2, 2014
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