Patsy “Pat” Marie Meteer, age 86, of Athens, died Friday, June 2, 2023 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She is survived by: her husband, William Meteer of Athens, IL; two sons, Wm. Lee (wife Karla) Meteer of Blue Mound, IL and Wade (wife Jody) Meteer of Athens, IL; seven grandchildren, Wade (Holly) Meteer, Addie (Taylor) Braungardt, Sam (Cara) Meteer, Travis (Paige) Meteer, Weston (Ashley) Meteer, Chance (Jenna) Meteer and Rochelle (Eric) Oseland; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas (Peggy) Ostermeier of Athens, IL; three nieces and two nephews.
Patsy Meteer was born July 3, 1936 the daughter of Donald and Pearl (Tamblin) Ostermeier in Springfield, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sister-in-laws and one brother-in-law; Donna Jean Ostermeier and Carol and Paul Fabris.
Patsy grew up in Sweetwater, IL and graduated from Greenview High School in 1954. She married William (Bill) Meteer at the Sweetwater Christian Church on September 5, 1954.
Pat was a member of the Indian Point Presbyterian Church where she served as treasurer, choir member, and Sunday school teacher. Pat served on the Athens Food Pantry board since its beginning. She was a talented seamstress and an avid quilter. She enjoyed making quilts for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pat enjoyed family meals and celebrations and was famous for her fried chicken and chocolate sheet cake.
Pat and Bill enjoyed many years in car clubs and enjoyed going to car shows. She loved socializing with all of her friends, whether at car cruises, sewing clubs, or events at Indian Point Presbyterian Church. Pat never met a stranger and enjoyed sharing stories.
Pat and Bill started Meteer Manufacturing Company in Athens, Illinois in 1976 and she was a part of the family business until her death.
Visitation for Pat will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 from 9:30 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM at Indian Point Presbyterian Church near Athens. Rev. Sandy Woodard will be officiating. Burial will be held at Indian Point Cemetery near Athens.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Indian Point Presbyterian Church near Athens.
Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at www.mottandhenning.com.