Patricia Ann Marx

October 2, 1948July 9, 2016
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Patricia Ann Marx, 67 of Glasford passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016 at her home. Born October 2, 1948 in Peoria, IL to Lawrence F. and L. Mardell (Whitley) Stake; she married Phillip Paul Marx on April 18, 1970 in East Peoria. He preceded her in death on January 7, 1992, her mother in 2013 and father in 2015. Surviving are her companion of 25 years, Roger Bessler of Glasford; her children, P. Paul Marx II (Anita Look) of Glasford, Jeffrey (Amanda) Marx of Pekin and Matthew Marx (Lisa Adams) of Mapleton; five grandchildren; her sister, Pamela (Mike, Sr) White of Creve Coeur; her brothers, Lawrence “Butch” (Regeana) Stake, Jr. of Delavan, Michael Stake and Ronald (Debbie) Stake, both of Creve Coeur. She was a graduate of Woodruff High School in Peoria. For over 26 years Patricia worked for the Illini Bluffs school district, mostly as a school bus driver for many years and she loved the children she transported to and from school. She was a very determined woman with an attitude for getting things done. She will be remembered as a hot tempered red head with a heart of gold. She was a member of St Peters Lutheran Church, Glasford. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday at the Davison-Fulton Woolsey Glasford Chapel, 504 W Main St. in Glasford. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Glasford Chapel with burial to follow at St Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery. The Rev. Harlan Kaden will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association. Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 13, 2016
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Cheryl Kiefer

July 18, 2016

You will be sorely missed cuz! I had a lot fun growing up with you!! Peace be with your loved ones!

Kristy (Means) Pelka

July 14, 2016

Sorry for your loss.

Dixie Krisher

July 14, 2016

Pat was a great friend. Our children grew up together. She had such a great laugh. She will be missed by many people. Now her memories will be back with her.

Karen Smothers

July 14, 2016

Sorry for your loss. !Patty was a friend and school mate I had the
pleasure Of being her son Jeffery God mother. Time passes, but memmories do not. My condolences go out to the family. From the bottom of my heart.

Sharon Dixon(Gilmer)

July 13, 2016

Patty was a child hood friend, both growing up on Greenleaf St. in Peoria and attending Irving Grade School.Sorry we didn't keep in touch.My condolences to the family.

Roger Bessler Jr.and family

July 12, 2016

You will be missed by all that knew you.

Paula Matthews

July 12, 2016

Sorry for your loss.

July 12, 2016

Pat was a great person we became friends in the 80's when times got tough around here. Our boys grew up together. Mary Jane Stauthammer RIP Pat.

Dee Whitley,Harms

July 11, 2016

I am very sad to hear about Pat.Just seeing her in March and telling her she looked so good.Had a good visit with her.She can now tell Rick how Onry she made me when we were little.I will miss her laugh!! I love you all and Pray God sends you Peace!!

Deb Johnson

July 11, 2016

She was a good Mother and great friend. Her loss is truly painful; but may we be comforted in faith that now a special angel is watching over us. Going to miss you Red. I love you !

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