Effie Mae Fitzpatrick, 89, of Silvis formerly of Taylor Ridge passed away January 13, 2020 at her home.
A memorial service will be 12 noon Monday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis with visitation 1 hour prior to service time. Burial will be at a later date at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Beacon of Hope hospice.
Effie was born April 11, 1930 in Versailles, IL the daughter of William and Ida Imel Lear. She married William Fitzpatrick December 10, 1949 in Andalusia, IL. He passed away April 27, 2009. Effie was a volunteer for the Girls Scouts, was a member of the Lions Club and loved her cats. Survivors include her children Susan (James) O’Donnell and Peggy (Rick) Johnson; son in law Don Brownfield; 7 grandchildren including Mike Fitzpatrick and Holli Fitzpatrick; 16 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
Effie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter Geri Brownfield, and a brother William “Billy” Lear.