Patricia Bear, age 97 of Northbrook, passed away on November 12, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Frank Bear. Loving mother of Frank (Colleen) Bear, Debbie (Patrick) Stefan, Greg (Robin) Bear, and the late Bonnie (Wayne) Miedema. Cherished grandmother of Brian (Sandra), Barbra (Bruce), Lucas, Emily (Ryan), Johnny, and Tyler. Adored great grandmother of Samantha, Natalie, Brooke, Brogan. Loving aunt of Sue (Jan) Vehmeier. Cousin and friend to many. Visitation Tuesday, November 16th at 10 am at St. Norbert Catholic Church, 1809 Walters Ave., Northbrook. A life celebration mass will follow at 11 am. Interment at Maryhill Catholic Cemetery, Niles. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org and the American Cancer Society at cancer.org are greatly appreciated. To leave a condolence or for more information visit www.funerals.pro or call 847.537.6600.