Anna Ceceila Wilhelm, (Patton) 82, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona.
She was born on November 11, 1938 in Taylorville, Ill. to Herbert and Mary Patton, who preceded her in death in 1993 (Herbert) and 2002 (Mary).
She attended St. Louis Catholic University and studied nursing and earned the distinguished grade point average of 4.0. She devoted her life to her Catholicism and love for her family. She was married to Robert Lee Wilhelm, Sr. on May 16, 1959.
She is survived by her three children: Robert Lee Wilhelm, Jr., of Paradise Valley, Arizona, David Michael Wilhelm (Lori Wilhelm) of Escondido, California, and Lori Wilhelm-Riegel (Darla Riegel-Wilhelm) of Paradise Valley, Arizona.
Anna loved her family deeply and will be missed tremendously. Her loving and positive spirit shone brightly throughout her life along with her love of animals. She worked at the Springfield Police Department and enjoyed working with people. She moved to Fountain Hills, Arizona in 1981 and lived the rest of her life in the Phoenix area.