Patty J. Brake

Alton | Monday, December 2 2013

Patty J. Brake, age 81, of Alton, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013, at Eunice Smith Home in Alton.

She was born January 17, 1932, in Alton, the daughter of Herbert and Helen (Gillespie) Ohley. After graduating high school, she married Charles William Brake on June 30, 1950.

Patty loved her flower garden and was a member of the Three Rivers Rose Society. She was an avid Cardinals baseball fan.

In addition to her husband Charles; she is survived by four children and their spouses, William Brake and Gary Sides of Alton, Edward and Mary Brake of Godfrey, Donna and Daniel Bizaillion of Hardin, and John and Mindy Brake of Alton; a daughter-in-law, Joy Brake of Euless, TX; a brother and sister-in-law, Herb and Yvonne Ohley of Alton; nine grandchildren and their spouses, David and Robin Brake, Jennifer and Gene Capps, Kelby Brake, Ian Brake, Jordan Brake, Mariah, Emily, and Jacob Bizaillion, and CJ Brake; three great-grandchildren, Austin Purkey, Caden Brake, and Evelyn Brake; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Charles Allan Brake; and infant daughters, Connie and Jeannie Brake.

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 8, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 9, 2013 at 10:00 am, at the funeral home with Pastor Matt Ohley officiating.

Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery

Memorials may made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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