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Patricia A. Messer

January 1, 1934 June 19, 2013
Patricia A. Messer
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WASHINGTON - Patricia A. Messer, 79, of Washington, passed away at 5:04 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her residence. Patricia was born on January 1, 1934, in Peoria, to David W. and Maurine H. (Miller) Green. She married Willis L. Messer on November 22, 1951, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her son, David (Valerie) Messer of Morton; daughters, Rebecca (Bill) Chin of Metamora and Sandra (Thomas) Eddy of Washington; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Larry (Janice) Green of Peoria and Ed (Annette) Green of Mapleton. Also surviving is Robert “Bobby” Wolgan who she shared her life with since 2000. Patricia was a hairdresser for several years, last working from her home. She enjoyed boating, traveling, and spending winter months in Florida. She also raised chrysanthemums, which she sold from her home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Chaplain of OSF Hospice Steve Drennan will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013, at the mortuary. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be in Fon Du Lac Cemetery in East Peoria. Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice, 2265 W. Altorfer Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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