Patricia Wilson

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Patricia Ann Wilson, nee Walsh, 75, of Belleville, IL, born November 13, 1944, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Marka Nursing Home, Mascoutah, IL.

Mrs. Wilson worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital as a ward clerk.

She is preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Marie Wilson, in infancy; her parents Frank T. Walsh, Sr., and Blanche C., nee Maedge, Walsh; four brothers, Ronald A., Robert L. and Earl L. Walsh, and Ardell (Shirley) Walsh; and five sisters, Dorothy Matt, Virginia Riley, Shirley Riedel, and two in infancy.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Michael D. Wilson, Sr., whom she married on July 3, 1965;
a son, Michael D. Wilson, Jr. of Festus, MO;
a daughter, Paula Rae Wilson of Belleville, IL;
her adoring grandchildren, Abigail and Samantha Wilson, who were the lights of her life;
a brother, Frank T. Walsh, Jr.;
and many dear nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Private family burial will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


5 Comments on Patricia Wilson

Kim Wilber said : Guest Report Dec 21, 2019 at 7:02 PM

Paula Rae, Senior, and Michael, I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t tell you how much I wish I could be there with you. I sure did love my second mom. And I love you, Paula Rae, always! Senior, a big hug and lots of love to you, my other dad.

  • San Antonio
  • TX
Rich and Joyce Gilley said : Guest Report Dec 20, 2019 at 5:44 PM

Mike and family! Deepest sympathy for your great loss! Pat was always so fun! You will all be in our prayers for comfort as you say goodbye to your precious wife, mother, aunt, sister and friend. Till you meet again one day!

  • OFallon
  • IL
Sandy Wetzel said : Guest Report Dec 20, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Paula My heartfelt condolences! May you find comfort , knowing that your Mom is no longer suffering. Thank GOD for the beautiful memories that you can treasure for a lifetime Your Mom is beautiful, Paula— just like you ! Love you and your sweet, loving spirit!

  • Swansea
  • IL
Joe Hummert said : Guest Report Dec 20, 2019 at 1:46 PM

Mike and family, My family is keeping you all in our prayers! The Hummerts, joe and nancy k. (Brother lineman and co worker) Our hearts are with u all!

  • Marissa
  • IL
Bill & Kathi Rettler said : Guest Report Dec 19, 2019 at 10:48 PM

Paula, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom! Wish we could be there for you! Prayers for you and your family! If you need to talk please give me a call! Love you! Bill & Kathi Rettler

  • Greenville
  • MI

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