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Patricia Hawkins

August 25, 2018


          Patricia Jean Hawkins, 94, of Morrison, Illinois, formerly of Bettendorf, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison.

          Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Davenport. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg, Illinois. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. prior to Mass on Friday. Memorials may be made to Mount Angel Abbey. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is assisting the family with arrangements.  

          Patricia was born August 20, 1924 in Galesburg, the daughter of Alfred and Antoinette (Geng) French. On February 19, 1949, she married Thomas H. Hawkins. He preceded her in death on October 13, 1984.

          Patricia worked for Midwest Manufacturing in Galesburg for 10 years and New York Life for 10 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church where she was in the Queen of Heaven Circle. Patricia volunteered over 2000 hours with the Red Cross, CASI, and Genesis Hospice.

          Those left to honor her memory include her son, Christopher (Donna Anderson) Hawkins of Morrison, Illinois; daughters, Kevin (James) VanSkike of Chandler, Arizona, and Kathleen (Ben) Langley of Parrish, Alabama; grandchildren, Major, Mandy, Thomas, Tricia and Travis; and eight great-grandchildren.

          In addition to her husband, Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters, Elizabeth Shea and Mary Lou Fosburg-Cook.

          Patricia’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Pleasant View Nursing Home for the excellent care given to her during her stay.

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