Patricia Marie (Henning) Curtis

Patricia Marie (Henning) Curtis, 75, of Chatham, IL died peacefully in her sleep Thursday, May 5th, 2022. She was born and raised in Aurora, IL by her parents Herman and Loretta (Marx) Henning.

She was an avid reader and strong in her convictions of serving society, especially for the disabled and those in need. She was a life-long learner and trophy trivia player. She was a free spirit and didn’t know a stranger.

She was survived by her two sons, Kevin and Mark McCabe (and daughter-in-law, Jennifer McCabe). She has 5 grieving grandchildren; Sydney, Jacob, Payton, Riley, and Avery, and one great grandchild, Phoenix.

We will gather at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 from 1 – 3 pm with a short service following.

Patty donated to so many groups; in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the following:
Planned Parenthood (, Climate Change (, ACLU – America Civil Liberties Union (, or ASAN Autistic Self Advocacy Network (

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