CHRISTOPHER — Patsy “Babe” Tauscher, 74, died April 24, 2015, at her granddaughter’s home in McKinney Texas.
She was born Oct. 1, 1940, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Claude and Orita (Dunning) Dixson.
She married Wilhelm”Herb” Tauscher, who preceded her in death Nov. 19, 2010.
She is survived by her children, Donita and Scott Coffel of Christopher, John and Robyn Peer of Indianapolis and Melissa Hartsell of Roanoke, Virginia; grandchildren, Jessica and Randy Peterman, Amanda and Doug Dellow, Alyson Leeper and Brian Risley, John and Alicia Peep II, Erica and Hunter Moore, Kelsey and David Rivera-Perez and Kristin Peer; several great-grandchildren; and siblings, Donald and Bonnie Dixson of Georgia, Fred and Judy Dixson of Indiana, Bob and Robbie Dixson of Tennessee and Joyce Barrnet of Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, in Harrison Cemetery in Buckner with minister, Kenny Berryman, officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois
Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher is in charge of arrangements.
For more information, visit gilbertfuneralhomes.com.