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Patricia Wood

Published: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 2:00 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Patricia R. Wood, 88, of Princeton passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home in Walnut.

Born Jan. 29, 1926, in Festus, Mo., to Ardell and Mabel (McCoy) Dobbs, she married Thomas L. Wood Jr. in Ottawa. He preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 1971.

She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton, Bureau County Home Extension and the Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Surviving are three daughters, Becky Okerberg of Princeton, Sandy (Larry) Baumgartner of Walnut and Kathy (Dennis) Taylor of Princeton; seven grandchildren, Kelli (Brad) Thompson, Sara (Josh) Huskey, Katie Baumgartner, Brian, Brandon and Tyler Taylor, and Kyle (Jen) Okerberg; four great-grandsons; and her sister, Janet (Dan) McGrath of Springfield, Va.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Richard and Leo Dobbs.

A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with the Rev. Jeffrey Stirniman officiating. Interment will be at Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton, at a later date.

Arrangements are through the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home in Princeton.

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