Patricia A. “Pattie” Fouts, age 62, of
rural Dahinda, Illinois, died at 8:12 P.M. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Marigold Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
Pattie was born on January 15, 1957 in
Galesburg, the daughter of Mike and Irene (Foster) Welsh. She attended both ROVA
and Galesburg schools.
Surviving is her long-time companion of 21
years, Donnie Rollins of rural Dahinda; her children: Randi (Greg Anderson) Welsh
of Woodhull, Illinois, Michelle (and Brian) Alderson of Galesburg, Levi Fouts
of Dahinda, and Dustin Rollins of Rio, Illinois; nine grandchildren: Nicole
Empson, Jacob Cole, Felicia Shaw, Karissa Welsh, Ethan Alderson, Tieler Fouts,
Easton Fouts, Austen Bohn, and Grant Poplett. Also surviving are her siblings:
Tina Welsh of Wataga, Illinois and Ken Welsh of Crete, Illinois; and many
cousins, nephews, aunts, and friends.
Pattie worked for the former Maytag for 26
years, and then as a bus driver for ROWVA School District for the past five
years. When she was not working, she loved to spend as much time as possible at
the Little John Conservation Club with family and friends. She was a 30-year
member of the Little John Conservation Club in rural Victoria. Her grandkids were
the joy in her world.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later
date at the Little John Conservation Club in rural Victoria, Illinois. Memorial
contributions may be made to the family or to the Little John Conservation
Club. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home & Crematory in Knoxville is assisting the
family. On-line condolences and
expressions of sympathy may be made through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.