Shelbyville Daily Union


January 23, 2014

Betty Patrick

SHELBY COUNTY — Betty Patrick


Betty Patrick, 88, of Pana, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in her home. She was born February 28, 1925 in Shelbyville, the daughter of Christopher and Myrtle (Page) Ruff.

Betty lived most of her life in Pana and retired from Marvel Schebler. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pana and Pana Senior Citizens.

Betty Ruff married Calvin Patrick in Shelbyville. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children: Gilda England and husband Bill, Pana, IL; Tim Patrick and wife Kerry, Pana, IL; Elvin Patrick, Assumption, IL; and John Patrick and wife Connie, Liberty, MO; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded by her parents and 9 brothers and sisters.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

Funeral service will be Saturday, January 25, 2014 in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pana at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Terrence E. O’Brien officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Shelbyville. Friends may call on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time in the church.

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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