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Patricia J. Olivotti, 71, passed away on September 19, 2017 in her home. She was born on November 26, 1945, in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Bill and Arleen (Buss) Doran. Pat graduated from Bishop Muldoon High School, was a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church, and current Parishioner of St. Bridget Catholic Church. After her father's retirement, Pat owned and operated Bill Doran Company for many years.
Survivors include Erio "Butch" Olivotti; her children, Bill (Sue) LaFever, Lisa (Kevin Gadus) Sullivan, Christina LaFever, Robert (Jenny) LaFever; step-children, Danielle (Kyle) Close, and Andrine (Brian) Townsend; 14 grandchildren; and brother, Gary (Judy) Doran. Predeceased by parents and brother, Robert Doran.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 25, 2017in St. Bridget Catholic Church, 600 Clifford Ave., Loves Park, IL with Rev. Browning officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1002 2nd Ave., Rockford with Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Burial in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hope for Haitians, 1021 5th Ave. N., Naples, FL 34102. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd.




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Condolences & Shared Memories (19)

  1. Sr. Joanne Bonczek SND

    Butch and Family, your dear mom was such a faith-filled women who always went about helping others especially the poor. She will be remembered in prayer each day for her generosity and compassion.She is in the loving hands of her God.

  2. Bob & Marie Smith

    Bill, Sue and family- We cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. We thought so highly of your Mom. Or thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Dino & Janet George

    Bill LeFever & family , I am so sorry for your loss . may the stars that light the sky show her the path to heaven . Our thoughts and prays are with you . Mr. and Mrs. Dino George

  4. Kathy & Eric Schier

    Bill, Sue & Family - We are so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  5. Damon & Sylvia Samuel

    We are deeply saddened by the loss of Pat. She was truly one of the kindest, sweetest and most genuine people we have been blessed to have met in our lives. May the memories you all have keep her forever close to you in your hearts. Love to you all.

  6. Thomas Gadus

    Lisa, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

  7. Carolyn Buss

    My heartful sympathy to the family. Love to all.

  8. Kevin and Chris Kusek

    We are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. A very special lady! There were always wonderful stories told on how she helped others....definitely an angel on earth and now up in heaven. We will cherish our memories, always. May your's find you comfort through this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Tracy mitchell

    I am so sad to hear of Pats passing on to be with Jesus.. I have many great memories of going to Tug lake in the summer w Sue and some of our friends.. We would cook Pat and Butch some great food and hang out on the pontoon.. fish fry on Friday, and fishing in the morning!! I will cherish all the great times we had..

  10. Vern & Linda Buss

    Our sympathy to all of you.

  11. Mary E. Kufahl

    Mt deepest sympathy to Pat's family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May all the happy memories of Pat be a source of consolation to the family. I will miss my favorite pen pal.

  12. Rose Vandenplas and Family

    She was always so sweet, caring and open hearted. May she rest in peace. Thinking of you all and sending Love and condolences.

  13. Joyce and Chuck Batchelder

    Take extra comfort in knowing that you are not alone in your deep sorrow. At this difficult time, may you find special peace in knowing that dear friends care. May the condolences of friends and your precious family memories be a comfort to you. Love and sympathy--Chuck and Joyce

  14. Ceci and Mario Vicente

    We are truly sorry for your loss. Please know you will be in our prayers.

  15. Linda Zentner

    My deepest sympathy to the family for your loss. May your memories bring you peace and comfort. Rest In Peace, Pat.

  16. Andi & Harley Bunting, Johnston City, Il.

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss.

  17. Susan Farris

    My dear and precious friend, I rejoice for you. You have served our Lord well and you deserve your just reward. I love you Pat.

  18. Mike and Jane LaFever

    So sorry for your loss.

  19. Mike & Sheila Swanson

    Our deepest sympathy


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