Patricia Ann (Yeck) Forthe

August 6, 1944 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 74)


  Patricia Ann Forthe, 74, of Streator passed away at 11:04 AM Saturday (November 10, 2018) at her residence.

  A visitation will be held Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Hagi & Baker Funeral Home

  Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Thursday at the funeral home.  Rev. Anne Ferguson will officiate.

  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.

  She was born on August 6, 1944 in Fairbury to George & Lucille (Shaw) Yeck.  She married Charles Forth on June 27, 1978.  He preceded her in death on January 24, 2004.

  She is survived by her children:  Tina Bales, Tracy (Kelly) Rissman and Tammy (Ed) Handus all of Streator and Richard (Julie) Bales of Blackstone; 5 grandchildren:  Tori Cori, Hallie Smith, Robert Baker, Austin Bales and Lexi Bales; great grandchildren:  Timothy “T.J.” Baker and Caysen Forrest Smith; a sister Jean (Dan) Brozak of Streator and a brother Paul (Janet) Yeck of Streator.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son Steven For the; a brother, David Yeck and a sister Lucille Yeck.

  She graduated from Streator Township High School and had worked at Oakstate in Wenona.

  She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

  She enjoyed reading, doing crafts, flowering and especially loved her grandchildren.

  Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

  Online condolences may be left for the family at her video tribute seen at

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