Audrey M. Patterson, 91 of rural Aledo, IL, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa. Services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary.

Audrey M. Patterson, 91 of rural Aledo, IL, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.  Services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary. On-line condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

She was born October 31, 1926 in Dixon, IL to Harry and Hazel Stanbrough Giles. She graduated from Moline Lutheran School of Nursing.  She married Kenneth Patterson March 18, 1949 in Moline, IL.  He died December 11, 1996.

Audrey was a registered nurse having been employed by the Mercer County Hospital and Mercer County Nursing Home, retiring in 1991.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved all of her cats.

She is survived by one daughter: Nancy (Al) Rocha of rural Aledo, IL; two sons: Michael (Donna) Patterson of Huachuca City, AZ; Dennis Patterson of Aledo, IL; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two sisters:  Anna Lou Goetz of East Moline, IL; Marilyn (Wendell) Harris of Decatur; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter: Linda Patterson; and one sister: Dorothy Pratt.