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Patricia L. Phelps

October 10, 1947 — September 24, 2023

Patricia L. Phelps

Age 75 of Berwyn, Illinois, died Sunday, September 24, 2023 at her son’s home in Wilmington, Illinois.

Born October 10, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, Patricia Louise was a daughter of Marvin and Jacqueline (nee Stark) Phelps. She was raised and educated in Chicago and graduated from Lakeview High School. Patricia worked as a book keeper for several companies until she retired. She was an animal lover and was particularly fond of Siberian Huskies. Patricia loved her family very much and looked forward to spending as much time with them as possible.

Survivors include her three children: Steven Fickensher of Wilmington, Ronald (Isabelle) Fickensher of Elk Grove, Illinois, and Cynthia (Gino) Betancourt of Chicago, Illinois; seven grandchildren: Krystal (Robby) Fickensher, Joseph Fickensher, Christine (Red) Betancourt, Raquel Betancourt, Elena Betancourt, Miranda (Francisco) Betancourt, and Veronica Betancourt; one great granddaughter, Scarlett; one brother and two sisters: Sheryl Phelps, Jack (Joanne) Phelps, and Pam (George) Vojinovic; and several nieces and nephews, including William (Renata) Phelps and Jenny Phelps.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and her two husbands: Robert Fickensher and Art Maldonado.

Per her wishes, cremation rites are being accorded and a private family memorial service will be held.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Patricia’s memorial page via social media.

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Homes and Crematory (815)476-2181.

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