Eileen A. Moore-Patterson

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Eileen A. Moore-Patterson, 89, died at her home in Springfield on Friday, March 28, 2014.

She was born March 22, 1925, in Springfield, to Guy W. and Minnie Mae Thompson Miller, Sr. She married Wesley "Ray" Moore, Jr., on Oct. 7, 1944, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1976. She married John "Bill" Patterson on Feb. 11, 1984, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2001.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda K. (Daniel) Costa of Springfield; two sons, Gary R. (Nancy) Moore of Dawson and Keith E. (Paula) Moore of Springfield; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; three sisters; and three brothers.

Eileen was a member of St. James Church in Riverton. She was a self-employed seamstress and mainly focused on commercial draperies.

Visitation: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home, Msgr. John Ossola officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 32 Legion Riders for the Camp Butler Flag Pole Replacement Program.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 30, 2014