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“Hi Lester Trish Todd kids I am so sorry u all r in m Yuri prayersb I love all of u .my phone number 816-344-7173 ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: jeff - st.joesph, MO

“Soo sorry for your loss.I know it is really tough,and prayers and thoughts are with all of you,she was a really good lady!!!! ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: Hazel Dohman - West Point, IA

“Trish and Family You are in our thoughts and prayers we are thinking of of all of during the loss of your mom ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Steve & Kelly Crane - Galesburg

“Eaves family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss! Patty was a great person and will be greatly missed! I've known you guys since we were all kids, we...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Pam Gilpin-Alawneh - Iowa City, IA

“Lester,Trish,Todd, Mike, Cousin Bob & all of Patty's family & friends, it is with great sorrow that we heard of Patty's passing. I will forever be...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Nita Jean Britton Russell

“I can remember your mom being at all of the basketball games being you guys biggest fan. No matter what she always made to the games. Sorry for your...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Kevin & Laurie Riddle

“Lester and the rest of family Cindy and me are so sorry to here of Patty's passing Joe and Cindy Adair ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: joseph adair - warsaw, IL

“Thinking of you. ”
8 of 34 | Posted by: Don and Lisa Hamilton - IA

“Eaves family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. ”
9 of 34 | Posted by: Julie & Nellie Garcia - Hamilton, IL

“You all are in our thoughts & prayers at this difficult time. Thank you for always watching over us :) Jim, Dana, Dharma & Hoyt ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: Tripp's - Neighbors

“Eaves Family, I am so sorry to hear of Patty's passing. She was a lovely lady and so dedicated to her family! My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Sandy Holterhaus - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Dear Lester, Trisha, Todd, and mike..... I'm truly sorry for your loss. I'm so glad I got to know your mom and that she become my "mom" while I was...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Nuala - Staunton, VA

“When Patty and I were in school and skating,who would have guessed we would end up with the same names. I don,t know anyone else I,d rather share...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Pat Eaves - Couisin

“You ALL are in our thoughts & prayers. We know the pain you are going through & are sorry you are having to go through this. ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: Mickey & Kay Kristianson, w Cameron, Aerial & Ceyana Patton - NC

“Mike (& Darla) - We send our condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Cherish the memories and know that she will always be...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: David, Michelle, Trevor & Brandon Pezley - IA

“Lester, Mike, Todd, Trish and all other family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Words wont help in this situation I'm sure, but know we...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: michael Smith - Revere, MO

“Trish, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Just lost my Mom a year ago. Hugs and prayers to you and your family. ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Deanna and Mike Riley - friends

“My brother Sunny and I grew up in the west end of Ft. Madison and were neighbors of Patty. When we were all young everyone spent so much time outside...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Cyndy Day Savage - Independence, MO

“So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers. ”
19 of 34 | Posted by: Debbie Meyer - FORT MADISON, IA

“My sincerest condolences to "Dad" Lester and family during this difficult time. Please remember that she is always going to be with you everywhere...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Nicole (Hundt) Stewart

“Les, Mike, Todd & Trish I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember Patty when I was in school same class as Mike, sports with my brothers and her boys,...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Josie Knisley - Friend/co-worker

“Out of all the eaves family feels like we closer to you guys then anybody. You will always be remembered. ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: alex eaves - family

“Please accept my sincere sympathy for the loss of Patty. I remember the "good days" when NC Junior High played wonderful basketball and we all...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Mardene Derry - Colusa, IL

“What a caring loving wife,mother,grandmother,mother-in-law,great grandmother and friend Patty was. So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Gerry and Steve Weaver - Niota, IL

“We are sorry for your loss. Patty, was such a great person, she will live on in our memories forever. Stephanie Martinez ...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Stephanie Bergquist - Friend

“Lester, Trisha, Todd & Mike; We are so sorry for your loss. Patty was a great friend. I will always cherish the times that she and I had at Methode....Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Pam & Rich Brookhart - Sebastian, FL

“Todd, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I know how you and the family are feeling. Our prayers are with you and the whole family. ”
27 of 34 | Posted by: Chlora Beiner - Stronghurst, IL

“Mike, Sorry to hear about your mom. Hang in there. ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Andy Newberry - Dallas City, IL

“No matter how much we prepare or think we prepare we are never ready for this day to come. I made peace with the fact that when dad died...he didn't...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Deanna Huss - Dallas City, IL

“Todd and Trish: So sorry for your loss...take comfort in knowing how much love your Mom had for you along with everyone this wonderful woman met. She...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Mendy LeMoyne - Fort Madison, IA

“So sorry to hear that Patty passed. My sincere sympathies to the family and to Patty's friends. Linda Griswold Eldridge ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Linda Eldridge - New Boston, IL

“Todd,Kristi & all the family , We are so sorry for your loss. ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Jim & Deb Shoup - Fort Madison, IA

“Patty, you were every kid in Nauvoo/Niota's mom. You were out rock, and your boys out friends. No memory of my childhood in Nauvoo Colusa School...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Jane Siegrist - marysville, WA

“Patty and I shared so many memories from working at Methode together to sitting around the table with the kids and laughing at their craziness. My...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Bobbi Cleesen - Carthage, IL


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Patricia Sue Eaves, 69, of Niota, IL, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12:50 a.m. at her home. She was born on July 30, 1944 in Fort Madison, IA to Robert E. & Myrle Davis Britton. She married Lester G. Eaves on July 14, 1962 in Fort Madison, IA. She worked at the Sheaffer Pen Company and for 18 years at Methode, but her most important job was that of a homemaker. She was the past secretary of the Dallas City Boxing Club and volunteered with Old Fort Players. She was a very proud basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, cheerleading, volleyball and cross country mom and was an all around sports fan, especially the St. Louis Cardinals. She was a proud "mom" to many kids over the years and was known to be an avid George Strait fan.
Patty is survived by: her husband: Lester Eaves of Niota, IL; 1-daughter: Trish (David) Fedler of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: Mike (Darla) Eaves of Donnellson, IA & Todd (Kristy) Eaves of Fort Madison, IA; 9-grandchildren; 1-great grandson & 1-brother: Bob Britton of Fort Madison, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Bobby.
Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Pastor Mark Lowman officiating. Burial will be held Appanoose Cemetery in Niota, IL. A memorial has been established in her name. Online condolences and a video tribute of Patty's life may be viewed at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.

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