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Patsy Anne Thruman
(09-23-1932 - 06-12-2018)

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 Patsy Anne Thruman, 85, of Elgin passed away into her eternal home with Jesus after an eight year valiant battle with lung cancer. She died as she lived, thinking of others until her last breath and never a hint of complaint. Her radiant smile lit up the room and warmed our hearts until the end. She was loved by everyone who met her and will deeply missed by her family and friends.
Patsy was born September 23, 1932 to Harold and Vera Westphal and raised in Elgin, graduating from Elgin High School in 1950. She married the love of her life, Maurice “Jack” Thruman in 1951. She was a devoted wife and mother, filling the home with much love and stability. Once the kids were in school, she worked as a baker with Larkin High School and finished her career at Streamwood High School, retiring in 2000.
Patsy is survived her husband, her three children, Sally (Mike) Merritt, Connie (Dan) Stassin and Ron (Zoe Ann) Thruman, 13 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and her siblings, Gene Goll and Bud Westphal. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant daughter.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Laird Funeral Home 310 S. State St., Elgin. PLEASE WEAR YOUR CUBS SHIRT. For information call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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