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ROCK FALLS – Patricia Ann McDonald, 75 died Sunday February 11, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born on December 16, 1941 in Dixon, the daughter of Francis J. and Hazel F. (Levan) Hermes. She married Joseph Harold McDonald on September 20, 1962 in St. Andrew Church, Rock Falls. He died November 23, 2006. Pat had worked earlier in her life as a waitress at the Milledgeville bowling alley; she had worked at the former Dixon State School; and had worked as a nurse at numerous nursing homes in the area as well as a nurse through Mercy Nursing. She was a past bowler and did home crafting. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Rock Falls.

Survivors include her daughter: Mary L. McDonald of Rock Falls; sons: Donald A. McDonald of Rock Falls, Francis R. (Noris) McDonald of Tampa, FL and Patrick McDonald of Rock Falls; three sisters: Margaret (Gabe) Stees of Nelson, Marian Hermes of Canon, CO and Debra (John) Legacie of Terra Haute, IN; her brother John H. Hermes (Linda) of Marion, IA; two grandchildren: Barbara and Francis McDonald.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Paul Francis Hermes.

Visitation will be held on Saturday February 18, 2017 from 9 – 11 AM in St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. Followed by the Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in the Church with the Reverend Richard Russo officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Sterling.