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Patricia Tolsma

1936 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Patricia Tolsma Obituary
PATRICIA LOU TOLSMA, 78 BELVIDERE - Patricia Lou Tolsma, 78, of Belvidere, died Thursday, May 29, 2014 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Born February 27, 1936, in Kendallville, IN; the daughter of Laurence and Alberta (Schmuck) Jackson. She graduated from Rome City, (IN) High School. Pat married James D. Tolsma in Sturgis, MI on May 22, 1965. She was employed as a bookkeeper for DeLong Grain Elevator for over 25 years. Pat was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Door County, WI and New Smyrna Beach, FL. Pat is survived by son, Michael (Kelly) Tolsma, Belvidere, IL; daughter, Jan (Mark) Newport, Montgomery, IL; 7 grandchildren, Sherri (Shaun) Taylor, Travis (Kaleena) Tolsma, Cory (Sarah) Neubert, Erica (Mason) Golden, Emily Anderson, Christian Anderson, Christina Newport; 8 great-grandchildren, Aliyah, Camryn, Kaitlyn, Tommy, Caden, Maximus, Aaron and Jillian; brother, Roger (Linda) Jackson; and special friend, Kathy Arnett. Preceded in death by parents; husband; and daughter, Sherri. Funeral Services 5:30 p.m., Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 E. Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL. The Rev. Allan Buss, pastor, officiating. Visitation from 3 to 5:15 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, in the church. Private burial in Belvidere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs through Immanuel Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Av. To express condolences online, please visit www.andersonfcs.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from May 31 to June 1, 2014
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