October 10, 1942 - April 22, 2021
Patricia A. Wiles, 78, of Bradley, Illinois passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee, IL. She was born on October 10, 1942 in Chicago, the eldest child of Edwin and Florence (Rothenberger) Gabor of Lowell Indiana (formerly of Chicago). Pat married David Rice of Grant, Alabama in 1960. They had two daughters, Connie (Rice-Baker) Anderson of Chebanse, Illinois (formerly of Cedar Lake, Indiana) and Bonita (Lawrence) Abernathy of Union Grove, Alabama. They divorced in 1965. In 1969 Pat married Franklin Wiles and they had two more daughters, Rebecca (Wiles) Rios of Demotte, Indiana and Kathy Wiles of Morocco, Indiana (both formerly of Cedar Lake). Pat is survived in addition to her four daughters, son-in-law, Kenneth Anderson of Chebanse, Neal Abernathy of Union Grove and Donny Rios of Demotte. Nine grandchildren, Angie (Chad) Brosseau, Carl (Ashley) Baker, Michelle Anderson (all of Chebanse, IL) Jennifer Ward (of Bourbonnais, IL) Sara (Joel) Fincher (of Cleveland, TN), Brandon (Amanda) Abernathy, Amanda Hardin (both of Union Grove, Alabama), Jamie (Liz) Burns (of Cedar Lake, IN), Brayden Wiles (of Morocco, IN). Twenty-three great grandchildren, Brenden and Kaylee Brosseau, Alexis, Elizabeth and Lane Clary, Avril, Danielle Heimberger, James Jones, Noah and Isaac Baker, Anastazia, Wesley, Adeline, Elijah, Grace, and Josiah Fincher, Braxton and Brooklynn Abernathy, Austin Hardin, Cohen, Nolan, Jamie and Lilly Burns. One sister, Gail (Gabor) Harrison of Grant Park, IL; a brother, Eddie Gabor of Lake Village, IN; three nieces, Melanie (Mike) Ulloa and Kelley Harrison, both of Grant Park, Donna Harrison of Kankakee and numerous cousins. Pat was proceeded in death by both parents; brother-in-law, Bill Harrison and two grandchildren, Robert Rice-Baker and Shaina (Wiles) Heiny. Pat enjoyed camping, fishing, cooking and spending time with her family, as well as country music, line dancing, card making, scrapbooking, flower gardening, bingo, bunco cards, and yard sales. Pat belonged to the Morocco Seniors Club and the Bradley Seniors Club where she made many friendships and enjoyed socializing with her friends. Pat worked at Midway Ballroom at Cedar Lake, Indiana from 1973-1977. She then took a position as a breakfast cook at St. Anthony’s Nursing Home in Crown Point, Indiana until 1980 when she transferred to the Radiology Department as an aide, transporter & receptionist. After 20 years there she then finished her last 7 years in the Health Information Management Department which she truly, enjoyed. She retired in 2007 after 30 years of being employed at St. Anthony’s hospital. She moved to Demotte and then to Morocco and finally to Bradley, Illinois in 2019. Pat was loved dearly by her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all. A memorial service will be held at the Lincoln Township Fire Department, Saturday, May 15, 2021 2:00-6:00pm. The location of the fire department is 3130 E. 1177 N., Thayer, IN 46381.
Patricia A. Wiles, 78, of Bradley, Illinois passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee, IL. She was born on October 10, 1942 in Chicago, the eldest child of Edwin and Florence (Rothenberger) Gabor of Lowell Indiana... View Obituary & Service Information
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