Patricia Tarnow, age 66, of Elgin, passed away at Advocate Sherman Hospital on May 28, 2018.

She was born in Chicago on March 14, 1952 to her loving parents, Edward F. and Sophia Leona Sobolik (nee Lach). Patricia graduated from Palatine High School, Class of 1970. Patricia was dedicated to early childhood learning and development, and she worked at the Minee Subee daycare center in Arlington Heights, IL.

She married Robert Tarnow, and they shared 32 years of marriage, raising four daughters together.

In her free time, Patricia enjoyed weekend game nights, making latch hook rugs, cross-stitching, fostering kittens, and camping.  One of the special moments in her life was giving her daughter Jenn away at her wedding in May 2010.

Patricia was preceded in death by her sisters, Shirley and Diane. Patricia is survived by her daughters Cheryl Tarnow, Jennifer (Agustin) Muneton, Stephanie Tarnow and Deanna Tarnow; grandson Eli Martinez; former husband, Robert; and nieces and nephews, Jeff Austin, Lisa Austin, Tim Austin, and Jean Johnson.

Memorial Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, IL 60120, Rev. Tim Perry officiating.

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