Obituary: Patricia Ann "Pat" Kocourek, 74

The Barrington Hills resident passed away Aug. 27.

Born July 23, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Henry and Romaine (nee Mecha) Thell, Patricia Ann "Pat" Kocourek of Barrington Hills passed away peacefully August 27, 2012 at in Barrington, Illinois surrounded by her family. She was 74 years old. 

Patricia was a valuable member of the Barrington community and an avid supporter of . She had a keen eye for decorating and her homes reflected her talent.  Pat also enjoyed designing her various flower gardens making sure they were not only beautiful but also unique. She loved people and had the gift of making everyone she met feel instantly at ease and comfortable. She was loved by all and will be dearly missed.

Pat was the beloved wife for 53 years to Wayne, loving mother of Michael (Kathleen) Kocourek,  and Pam (Brian) Wehner,  grandmother of Gigi, sister-in-law of Monty (Karen) Kocourek, Betty (the late John) Gerndt,  and the late Tessie (the late William) Dobra and Connie (DeWayne) Doberstein;  daughter-in-law of the late Joseph and Esther Kocourek, and cherished aunt and friend to many.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial visitation will be 9:30am until the time of the memorial mass at 12pm Friday August 31 at , 120 N. Ela Street, Barrington, Illinois.   Inurnment will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital 450 W. Highway 22, Barrington, IL 60010: or to Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington IL 60010

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