Patricia R. Vine

Godfrey | Thursday, July 9 2015

Dateline: Godfrey

Patricia R. Vine, 88, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Born March 26, 1927 in Alton, she was the daughter of Benjamin C. and Agnes E. (Hyndman) Vine. Pat graduated from McMurray College and went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Colorado State University. Over her 33 year career as a school teacher, she taught in Crystal Lake, IL, Cheyenne, WY, and Salina, CA, and retired from York High School in Elmhurst, IL. She was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church in Alton. Surviving is her companion, Betsy Simms of Godfrey and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a foster sister, Felecia Fleischman. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church in Alton. Reverend David Crowley will officiate. Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Alton and First Congregational United Church of Christ, Eagle River, Wisconsin. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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