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 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. 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.
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