Patsy Ann “Pat” Derezotes, 75, of Ozark, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. She passed peacefully while her loving husband was at her bedside. At Patsy’s request, no services are planned.
Visitation/viewing will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home East, 3540 E. Seminole Springfield, Mo., from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Patsy was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Stillwell, Okla., the daughter of Nettie E. Haney and Alves L. Isaacs. She was a graduate of Elsmore School. Patsy spent her life on this earth in Stillwell, Shaw, Savonburg, and Elsmore, then later in Tulsa, Topeka, Naperville, Ill., Camdenton, Mo., and Ozark, Mo. She was a Certified Public Accountant at various organizations throughout her lifetime. She retired from Selco, Inc. in Tulsa after many years of service. She proudly maintained her active CPA license until her death. On Oct. 19, 1984, Patsy married Dennis Derezotes of Chicago. Patsy and Denny enjoyed their retirement years traveling throughout the world.
Patsy was preceded in death by her parents, her half-sister, Lorena M. Hill, her half-brother, Wallace Hill of Newton and her first husband, Eldon Eckstrom.
She is survived by her husband, Dennis Derezotes, and their beloved Boston Terrier “Button,” of the home; two brothers, Duane Isaacs, Branson, Mo., and Gayle Isaacs, Tulsa; one granddaughter, Ceridwyn Quaintance, Chicago; two nephews, David Isaacs, Bonner Springs, and Bryan Beck, Branson; three nieces, Sharon Isaacs, Lenexa, Teresa Holder, Scott City, Mo., and Donna Isaacs, Prairie Village; three stepdaughters, Nancy Isaacs-Bennett, South Haven, Miss.; Dennette Derezotes, Chicago, and Dawn Derezotes-Holland, Bowling Brook, Ill. She is also survived by six great-nieces, five great-nephews, three great-great-nieces and two great-great-nephews.
Patsy was a registered organ donor. Her eyes were donated in hopes of giving the gift of sight to the recipient.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.greanlawnfuneralhome.com.
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