Patsy Lehman

Gillespie |

Patsy Irene Jacobsen Lehman took Gods hand and joined her husband Bill in heaven on November 23, 2023. 

She was born January 2, 1936 in St. Louis, MO.  The eldest daughter of Charles and Inez (Eldridge) Jacobsen.  She was united in marriage to Billie E. Lehman on September 1, 1973 in Springfield, IL.  They shared 38 years of marriage until his passing in 2011.  Pat was a 1954 graduate of Brentwood High School and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Pat was also employed as a secretary at W.E. Pickett's and Sons Home Furnishings in Gillespie, IL. 

Pat is survived by her children, Sandy (Chris) Cassidy of Fosterburg, IL, Bill (Gina) Riegert of Edwardsville, IL, Karen (Nelson) North of Drasco, AR, grandchildren, Bradley (Alyssa) Isbell, Bryan (Kailey) Riegert, Michael (Ashley) Riegert, Jake (Michelle) North, Grayson North, great grandchildren, Shane, Arianna, Breck, Thayer, Holden, Braxton, Madilyn and sister, Mary Beth (Don) Wurtz. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband, Bill and his children, Stephanie, Michael and Kevin. 

Visitation will be on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 10 am - 11 am at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL.  Funeral services will be on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 11 am at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL. 

Burial will be in Benld Cemetery, IL.  Memorials may be made to Benld Cemetery, Benld, IL.  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge. 

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