Cheryl Ann Patrick, 74, of Dwight passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Palos Hospital in Palos Heights, Illinois. She was born July 8, 1947 in Aurora, Illinois, daughter of Floyd and Helen (Shimp) Houghtby. Cheryl worked as a radio operator for the Illinois State Police, District 5 in Joliet for over many years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, crochet, German Shepherds, her beautiful granddaughter, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Cheryl is survived by her three daughters: Jinna (Ken) Davis, Erin (Scott) Kolb, and Tresa (Kent) Ray; one granddaughter, Nicole Benson (Cristian Reyes); one great-granddaughter, Madelynn; one sister, Sandra (Jon) Badur; and one brother, Robert (Carolyn) Houghtby; special friends: Bob Lauterbach, Gordon Von Qualen, Lori Enright, Ken Guerney, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marcia Elliott; a grandson, Joseph Rand Benson; a nephew, Christopher Elliott; son-in-law, Steve Lumbert; and her beloved Anatolian Shepherd, Maddie. Family will be receiving guests Friday, October 15, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 South Broadway, Montgomery, Illinois 60538. For directions and guestbook, visit www.dieterlemem orialhome.com. 630-897-1196 Donations may be made to Livingston County Humane Society, 21179 N 1358 East Rd., Pontiac, IL 61764.