PATRICIA KAY (PALMER) BIRD, 50 MT. PROSPECT - Patricia Kay (Palmer) Bird, 50, of Mt. Prospect, IL passed away August 10, 2013, in Glenview, IL. She was born in Peoria, IL to William E. Palmer and Muriel Grace (Berry) in 1963. She graduated from Rockford East High School in 1981, and received a B.S. at NIU in 1986. She was married to David Bird in 1986. In addition to her husband, Patty is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Rose Bird and Darcy Annette Bird; two brothers, William J. Palmer (Grace) of Crystal Lake and Phillip Palmer of Peoria; one sister, Susan Eggemeyer (Dwight) of St. Louis, Missouri; four nieces, one nephew, and one grand-nephew. A funeral was held at Friedrichs Funeral Home of Mt. Prospect on August 15. Burial is scheduled for noon, Friday, August 16, at Oakland Cemetery in Princeton, IL. Please direct memorials to the National Breast Cancer
Foundation and the American Red Cross.