Celebrating the life of Maurice Keith Patrick
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Maurice was self-employed in dairy farming and Maurice Patrick & Son’s Sawmill. He was a member of Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, Winnebago County Farm Bureau and the Forest City Woodworkers Club. He enjoyed woodworking, especially making jewelry boxes and furniture and raising his buffalo herd.
Maurice is survived by his wife of 65 years, Sally Patrick of Rockford; children, Maureen (Jeff) Myers, Susan Jacobson, Terry (Julie) Patrick, Craig Patrick, Jodie Bell; grandchildren, Ben (JT) Myers, Melissa Jacobson, Shawn (Alyssa) Patrick, Sara Patrick, Alisha Bell, Dante Bell; great-grandson, Cory Jacobson; sister, Pauline (Robert) Lawhorn; several nephews and nieces; pet buffalo, Spirit.
Maurice is predeceased by his granddaughter, Jessica “Jessie” Border; infant sister, Judith Patrick.
Private family interment at Middle Creek Cemetery near Winnebago with Reverend Dr. Anita Stuart-Steva pastor of Middle Creek Presbyterian Church officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.
Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.
12473 Montague Rd.
Winnebago, IL 61088