Patricia A. Lightfoot

Cahokia, Illinois

Age 79


January 1, 2017
Cahokia, Illinois
American Lung Association
American Cancer Society


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Patricia Lightfoot

Patricia A., nee Crow, Lightfoot, 79, of Cahokia, Ill, born October 8, 1937, in St. Louis, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at Belleville Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Lightfoot retired from Cerro Copper in Sauget, Ill. She also worked at the Cahokia Pool and Ice Rink and the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cahokia, Ill. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Cahokia, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris D. Lightfoot; a daughter, Regina DuFrenne; her parents, Raymond and Rose, nee Aleksick, Crow and a brother, Donald Crow.

Surviving are her children, Renee Butler of Dupo, Ill. and Randy (Monica) Lightfoot of New Baden, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Jameson, Melissa, and Kaitlyn Butler, T.J. Van Ness, Bryndan and Alyssa Lightfoot, Ashley Widman, and Sydney DuFrenne; four great-grandchildren, Jesse, Jayden, Tramar and Senyah. She was a dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. Condolences may be expressed online at

Services: A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia, Ill. A Memorial Service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Father William McGee officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date.



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We had some good times together playing volley ball at Holy Family and Pat always had a ratchet in her purse so we could put up the net. We decorated the gym and hung many a roll of crepe paper. We also went to Mayestown for all you could eat shrimp and Pat always told them to bring her another plate when they brought her first one. When we were still living in Cahokia, whenever Pat fixed stuffed cabbage, she always made sure that Morris brought some to us. We loved it. I'm sure your...

To Randy, Renee and your families we are very sorry for your loss. What a wonderful person. We have always enjoyed her as long as we have known her. It is hard to say goodbye, but for sure we know where she is. You had a good mother and she always spoke so nice about each one of you. I will keep all the memories of my buddies Sue Firestine, Pat Lightfoot, and my trips to Jackson, Mo. to play bingo. We always won because we had our friend Pat with us. Take care of yourselves and God...