Mrs. Patton died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at her home. Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.
Wanda Hicks was born Sept. 21, 1929, in Pope County, Ill., the daughter of Frank and Ethel Crabb Hicks. She married Arzie Patton, Nov. 5, 1947, in Pope County. He died Feb. 18, 1993.
She retired from Illini Hospital, Silvis, in 1980, after nearly 20 years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her daughters, Linda (Richard) Churchill and Ruth (Bill) Kruse, both of Hampton; son, Michael (Dona) Patton, Hampton; grandchildren, Mikaela (Robert) McGeehon, Anthony (Jessica) Patton, Brad (Shannon) Churchill, Craig (Ann) Churchill, Seth Kruse (fiancee, Katee Coder) and Sean Kruse; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie (Donald) Barger, Golconda, Ill.; brother, Glenn "Bud" (Helen) Hicks, Rosiclare, Ill.; and special niece, Gladys Payne.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter-in-law, Gretchen Kruse; and her Aunt Sybel, who raised Wanda and her siblings after their mother's death.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com
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