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Seaburg, Patricia Jane
Patricia Jane Seaburg, 91, of Galesburg, Ill. died at 9:07 PM Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born on March 23, 1922 to Earl William and Ruth Strandell Seaburg.
She is survived by two sisters, Betty (and Edward) Norquist of Galesburg and Joan (Achmed) Johnson of Des Moines, Iowa; eleven nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew.

Patricia was a 1940 graduate of Galesburg High School and a 1941 graduate of Browns Business College. During World War II she worked in the payroll department of the Rock Island Arsenal. Then she worked for over forty years in Galesburg for the State of Illinois Department of Employment Security, retiring in 1987.

She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she had been a member of W.E.L.C.A, the Ruth Circle and treasurer of Trinity Women. She also tied quilts for the Lutheran World Relief.

She was a member of the Galesburg Chapter of the Alpha Iota Sorority, the Galesburg Women's Club and a charter member of the Knox County Farm Bureau's Prime Timers.
She enjoyed reading and travelling. She was proud of her Swedish heritage and collected Scandinavian folk art. At Christmas she made Swedish Pepparkakor cookies for her family and friends.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in the Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Dr. Tom Larsen officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, May 6, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www. h-p-w.com.
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