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Patricia "Pat" A. (nee Douglas) Nelson

June 18, 1938 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 81)

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Patricia “Pat” Ann Nelson (nee Douglas), 81, of Fox Lake, passed away on November 20, 2019 after an almost 28 years valiant and courageous battle against bladder cancer.  Devoted wife of the late Richard Sr. “Dick” (2008).

Survived by her four sons, Richard Jr. (Anna), Robert (Bruce), Randy (Traci), and Russell (Linda); six grandchildren: three great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.

Past Executive Secretary of Helene Curtis Chicago, and most-recent Office Manager of McHenry Township Fire Department until her retirement in March, 2001.  Pat and Dick were very active in the Scouts for decades, and always shared their proud joy that all four sons attained the rank of Eagle Scout.  Member of All Saints Lutheran Church in Fox Lake for more than 40 years. 

Visitation Sunday, November 24, from 3 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 7 p.m., at Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake.  Private interment in Coloma, WI.

Donations to JourneyCare Hospice Foundation (JourneyCare.org) appreciated by the family.  Rob and Russ express gratitude to the Journey Care “Diamond/Oak Team” for their compassion and services over the recent months, especially Lea who gives the most for her job to provide well-needed comfort.

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November 24, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations (Lake Rd, Fox Lake, Illinois)

Funeral Service
November 24, 2019

7:00 PM
Hamsher Lakeside Funerals & Cremations
12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd.
Fox Lake, IL 60020

Private Interment


JourneyCare Foundation
405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington IL 60010
Tel: 1-847-467-7423
Web: https://journeycare.org/donate/

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