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Patricia A. Meister, 76, of Germantown Hills, formerly of Metamora, IL passed away at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at her residence. She was born on September 14, 1943 in Hanford, California to Harley P. and Lula Mae (Barrick) Hogue. She married William F. “Bill” Meister on January 8, 1982 in Peoria, IL. He passed away on June 24, 2005.
Surviving are her daughters Irene Deline, Mary (the late Brian) Best, and Barbara Boyce all of Germantown Hills and Cynthia Wallace of Foosland, IL; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-nine great-grandchildren; siblings Andy (Carol) Hogue of Stale, Oregon, Billy (Joanie Taylor) Hogue of Bend, Oregon, and Linell Jones of Fresno, California; cats Sam and Gracy; and beloved dog Victoria. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons Walter D. Walker, Jr. and Mark Allen Walker.
Pat was a LPN nurse. She had worked at Subway. She loved caring for others, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom all called her Gigi. Pat always put others before herself.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Izaak Walton League Peoria Chapter, 1125 Spring Bay Road, East Peoria, IL 61611. A private family burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, October 7, 2019 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Metamora. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.