Patricia Retter

Jerseyville | Thursday, December 10 2020 |

Patricia Ann Retter, 86, of Jerseyville, IL, passed away Thurs. Dec. 10, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, MO after a hard-fought battle with COVID-19.

She was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Portland, IN to the late John & Dorothy (King) Smith.

On Mar. 6, 1953, she and Edwin L. Retter were married in Portland, IN.  He survives in Jerseyville.

Patricia was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Jerseyville and together with her husband they have served in the ministry of the Church of the Nazarene for 65 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, puzzles, crocheting and collecting snowmen.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter: Rovina Lyn Hatcher of Korea; a son-in-law: Steve Proffitt of Roanoke, IN; 4 grandchildren: Jay and Kevin Hatcher and Scott and Amy Proffitt; 7 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Russell Thomas Smith of Portland, IN.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Eudella Ann Proffitt; and a son-in-law: Mark Hatcher.

The family will hold a private service.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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