Patricia A. Diederich
1937 - 2021
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Patricia A. Diederich

Born: December 20, 1937; in Ottawa, IL

Died: January 13, 2021; in Morris, IL

Patricia A. Diederich, 83, of Morris, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Born December 20, 1937 in Ottawa, IL, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Rosa R. "Ruth" (Donohoo) Boren.

Patricia grew up in Morris, attending Morris schools and graduating from Morris Community High School with the Class of 1955. She married John Diederich on December 28, 1958. He preceded her on February 27, 2018.

After high school, Patricia worked for many years in the front office of Dr. Tratt's Clinic in Morris. She retired after working 39 years in various front office roles at Sponge Cushion, Inc. in Morris.

Through the years, Patricia enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles and taking trips with her husband to casinos in Tunica, MS and Las Vegas to play cards. She also enjoyed playing card games with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children: Dave Diederich and Tricia (Michael) Kramer; grandchildren: Josh (Ellaina) Diederich, Amanda (Eric) Anderson, and Meghan Kramer. Also, many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and two brothers, Lorris B. and Giles E. Boren.

No public services will be held for Patricia. The family will celebrate her life privately.

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL. For further information visit the website at or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.

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Published in Morris Herald-News on Jan. 19, 2021.
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January 19, 2021
Fondly recall our years at M.C.H.S.,An you will be missed ! We send our Condolences to your Family...sincerely Ralph Matteson ,class of 1955.
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