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Rebecca Sue "Becky" Patterson

August 10, 1949 September 1, 2021
Rebecca Sue "Becky" Patterson
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Metamora - Rebecca Sue “Becky” Patterson, age 72, of Metamora passed away on Wednesday,
September 1, 2021 at 11:15pm at UnityPoint Methodist Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Becky was born on August 10, 1949, to Oscar and Mildred (Simmons) Dorsey. She was formerly married to Michael Patterson, Sr. He passed away on November 26, 2020. Becky was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gary Dorsey and Stephen Dorsey; and one sister, Mary Wagle.

Survivors include two children, Michael (Julie) Patterson, Jr of Germantown Hills, Deana Patterson of Metamora, 5 grandchildren; Kendra Bennett, Charles Bennett and Kelli Bennett, all of Metamora; Austin Patterson of Germantown Hills, and Ryan Patterson of Lake Saint Louis, MO; and one great-grandchild named Emma.

Becky worked for the City of Peoria for over 25 years, retiring in 2010. She worked in several departments during her career there. She last worked at the Peoria Fire Academy, and she considered the men and women of the fire department as her second family.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, IL on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Matthew West will officiate.

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Glendale Memorial Gardens

18119 Rt 9
Pekin, IL 61554

Glendale Memorial Gardens
18119 Rt 9 Pekin 61554 IL
United States

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