Patricia Cecilia Goede (Alton) passed away on June 20, 2020. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and a friend to many. She was born on March 3, 1942 to Icel and Evelyn Alton in LaCrossse, WI.
Patricia married Ronald A. Goede Sr. on January 31, 1959. They shared 61 years together and had three children.
Patricia retired at the age of 55 and moved from Waukegan, IL, in 1996 to Goreville, IL. She enjoyed reading, crafting and traveling but most important to her was spending time with her family. The time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren brought her the greatest joy.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Goede Sr., three children; Santina (Thomas) Cesar of Lake Villa, IL, Teresa (Michael) Morrisette of Goreville, IL, Ronald (Brenda) Goede Jr. of Buncombe, IL. ; Nine grandchildren, Eric Cesar, Cassondra Cesar, Rebecca (Anthony) Cesar Lenzini, Danielle (Wade) Stevens, Lindsey Gibson, Jessica (Lindsey) Burrows, Samantha Morrisette, Mitchell Goede, Monica Oslay; Eight great grandchildren; Jillian, Isaac and Noah Stevens, Tristyn Gibson, Cameron and Kadynce Tregoning, Mallory Oslay and Adalynn Smith, her brothers, Almon Alton of South Range, WI and Larry Alton of Racine, WI.
She was preceded in death by her mother, father and her brother, Dale Alton.
Patricia (Pat) was the love and foundation of our family. She will be greatly missed.
Due to COVID19 and the request of the family, there will be no funeral or memorial at this time.