Patricia L. Gordon
SPRINGFIELD – Patricia L. Trish Gordon, 71, of Springfield died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at St. John’s Hospice.
She was born March 26, 1936, in Chicago, the daughter of Thaddeus W. and Olga Bulka Ruszczyk. She married Roger B. Gordon on April 9, 1980, in Chicago. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Gordon, a resident of Springfield since 2001 and formerly of Lockport, had been a bookkeeper for Russ’ Motor Service in Northlake. She formerly worked for Teletype Corp. and ran a trucking company at one time.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling, dining, watching TV and was an animal lover. She was an eye donor.
Surviving are her husband, Roger B. Gordon of Springfield; son, Guy Alan Laske of New Castle, Pa.; stepchildren, Stacy (Clifford) Mcguire of Des Moines, Iowa, Gregory Gordon of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Kevin Gordon of Omaha, Neb., and Kent (wife, Sonja) Gordon of Buffalo Grove; and two cousins.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Thomas Christell and Juli Lejman-Guy officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at St. Joseph Cemetery in River Grove with Pastor Paul Carlson officiating.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society of Grace Lutheran Church.
Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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