Patrick L. Powell, age 83, of River Forest; loving father of Tom (Frances), Nancy (Marsha), Jim (Patti), Bill and the late Michael; cherished grandfather of Quinn, Connor, Brandon and Dylan; dear brother of Jacque (Woody) Flora, the late William Powell and the late Jeanne (the late Lattie) Brown; fond uncle of many. Patrick was an accomplished mechanical engineer at Stewart Warner of Chicago for over 30 years. He had over 20 patents and during his retirement ran a successful marine restoration business. Visitation Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home,
203 S. Marion St., Oak Park, where Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment Glen Oak Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the National Parkinson's Foundation or American Cancer Society
are appreciated. Funeral Info: 708-383-3191 or www.drechslerbrownwilliams.com
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Oct. 23, 2012.