Patricia E. “Pat” Drehs, age 79, of Aurora, passed away Friday January 31, 2020 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield surrounded by her family.
She was born June 20, 1940 in Sandusky, Ohio, the daughter of Douglas and Helen (Funni) Moore.
Pat was a dedicated mother raising six children on her own. For many years she was a stay at home mom doing day care as her love for children was so strong. After the children were older she worked for Dr. Robert Reeder in West Chicago. The she furthered her medical career at Delnor Community Hospital where she worked in the medical records department for 20 plus years until her retirement.
She loved to crochet and travel with family to Disney and beach front locations. Pat had a large extended family as she spent evenings and weekends babysitting for many families in the community. She loved living and raising her family in Geneva.
She is survived by her children Douglas (Amanda) of Arkansas, Jeffrey (B.J.) of Arkansas, Shari (Jon) Bartholomew of Kansas, Tamra (George) Sengstock of Elgin, and Donald and Richard both of Aurora; grandchildren Bryan (Kaitlyn) Bartholomew and Jennifer (David) Burton both of Kansas; great grandchildren Ada, Ian, and Andrew Burton; and many other dear relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Jim Moore.
Visitation for Pat will be held Monday, February 3, 2020 from 5:00 pm until the time of her memorial service at 7:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva.
Burial will be held privately.
Memorials to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, Pediatric Care Department, 300 Randall Road, Geneva, Illinois 60134 or Anderson Animal Shelter, 1000 S. La Fox Street, South Elgin, Illinois 60177 would be appreciated.
For information 630-232-8233.
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