Patricia Harvey Kean, 84, of Barrington, IL, passed away, Friday, April 26, 2013, at The Garlands of Barrington.
Patricia was born in Kansas City, MO. She received her bachelor degree at Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO and her graduate degrees at Northwestern University, in Evanston, IL. She taught in Kansas City before moving to Evanston, where she was a teacher and administrator until her retirement in 1984. She was as Assistant Professor at Northwestern University for seven years. She was a member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Evanston.
Survivors include two sons, Raymond (Kerry), Barrington, IL and Richard (Donna), Palatine, IL; five grandchildren, Emily, Bradley, Jennifer, Lyle, and Clare; and her devoted friend, Sharon Pitchman. Memorials may be given to: St. Michael's Episcopal Church or JourneyCare Hospice.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Kean, her parents, Loree and Lyle Harvey and her sister, Shirley Grigsby.
Private services will be held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, IL.
Arrangements were entrusted to Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home. For more information, please call 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com.