Patricia Ann Bellars, 71 , of Rockford, died Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:10 a.m. in Medina Nursing Center after complications from Multiple Sclerosis. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born October 22, 1942 to Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Ann (Turner) Kosin. Lived in the Rockford and Pecatonica areas throughout her life. Married Richard Bellars in Rockford, IL. The family would like to thank her nurses, Dawn and Barb along with the rest of the CNA’s and nursing staff at Medina Nursing Center. They did an exceptional job. \r\r\n\r\r\n She is survived by her son, Richard Eugene (Cathy) Bellars, Jr.; nephew, Ron (Bertie) Bellars and family; niece, Dawn (Roger Rush) Bellars, all who lovingly cared for Patricia; aunt, Magna Sypnieski; cousin, Barb Short and brother, Craig Kosin. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral ceremonies will be held at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton, with Pastor Dan Herman of Old Stone Church, Rockton, Illinois officiating. Burial in Scandanavian Cemetery, Rockford. Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service Wednesday.