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Patricia A. Burkitt

August 4, 1932 February 13, 2019
Patricia  A. Burkitt
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Obituary for Patricia A. Burkitt

Patricia A. Burkitt, 86, of Cornell, IL passed away at 5:36 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Flanagan Rehab and Living Center.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Cornell Baptist Church, 104 7th Street, Cornell, IL 61319. Funeral services will follow visitation with Pastor Scott Fulkerson officiating. Burial will be at Cornell Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia’s name to the Cornell Baptist Church. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Pontiac is handling arrangements for the family.
Patricia was born on August 4, 1932 in rural Pontiac, IL a daughter of Charles E. and Ada G. (Olson) Partridge. She married Forrest W. Burkitt on September 4, 1955 in Cornell, IL. He passed away on March 4, 2004, after nearly fifty years of marriage.
She is survived by her sons: Mark W. (Beatriz) of Spring, TX, David F. (Karen) of Macomb, OK, Daniel S. of Cornell, IL, Thomas C. (Lynn) of Cornell, IL, and Timothy L. (Kelly) of Decatur, GA; twelve grandchildren: Brett, Kyle, Scott, Steffan, Ryan, Adam, Trent, Brian, Amanda, Katherine, Emily, and Jordan; eight great grandchildren; and one sister-in-law: Sallie Partridge of Estes Park, CO. She was preceded in death her parents; one brother: Thomas Partridge; and her husband.
Patricia was born and raised the Cornell-Streator area. She worked as the Dietary Manager at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Streator for many years, retiring in 1994.
She was a lifelong member of the Cornell Baptist Church. Patricia also was a member of the Community Lutheran Quilters, Colorful Cornell Red Hatters Club, and a charter member of the Cornell American Legion Auxiliary.
Most of all, Patricia loved her family and spending time with them. She will be remembered as a loving mom, grandma, great grandma, aunt, and friend.


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Feb

9:00 AM 2/16/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cornell Baptist Church

104 7th Street
Cornell, Illinois 61319

Cornell Baptist Church
104 7th Street Cornell 61319 Illinois
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Feb

11:00 AM 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cornell Baptist Church

104 7th Street
Cornell, Illinois 61319

Cornell Baptist Church
104 7th Street Cornell 61319 Illinois
United States

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Cornell Baptist Church

104 7th Street
Cornell, Illinois 61319
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