December 6, 1937 — October 5, 2012
Patsy Rinker, 74, of Morton, passed away peacefully at her home in Morton at 2:45 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2012.
She was born in Lafollette, TN on December 6, 1937, a daughter of General Mead and Grace Bowman. She was married to Robert Rinker of Morton, who preceded her in death in January of 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Dan Bowman; sister, Marilyn Dunn; and a daughter, Robbin Underwood.
Patsy is survived by her daughters, Rissa (Scott) Satterlee of Morton and Tracy (Rich) Burdette of Mackinaw; sons, Darrell Violette of Morton and Jeff Violette of Prescott, AZ; fourteen grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren.
She retired from Caterpillar, Inc in 2002. She will be dearly missed by those who loved her.
The family would like to thank the staff of Comfort Plus Hospice, who took great care of her.
Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no public services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue, in Peoria.
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