Alton, IL


Patrick L. Tanney

Patrick L. Tanney, 58, passed away at 8:12 am Sunday November 12, 2017 at home with his family by his side.
He was born on January 31, 1959 in Alton, IL the son of the late Delwyn & Mary Lou (Carter) Tanney.
Patrick married Susan Weishaupt on July 29, 1983 in Alton, IL. She survives.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton and worked out of Teamsters Local 525 at Phillips 66 as a General Foreman contractor.
Patrick was a loving & devoted husband, father and Pop, who loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Tanney of Godfrey; one daughter and son-in-law, Jessica & Jared Hamilton of Alton, son and daughter-in-law, Michael & Jessica Tanney of Godfrey, 5 grandchildren, Christopher, Tucker, Zoey, Madelyn, and Beau and one grandchild on the way; two brothers, Jeff Tanney of Flagstaff, AZ; and Todd Tanney of Alton.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant twin brother Michael Tanney at birth; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bob & Edwina “Babe” Weishaupt.
Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm Wednesday November 15, 2017 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Thursday November 16, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.
Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey.
Memorials may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church or School, or Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Online condolences can be found at

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