Patricia Schroeder, 1936-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Patricia J. Schroeder, 82, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Friday, August 24, 2018.  

She was born June 4, 1936, in LaPorte, Indiana, to Michael and Marie (Quigley) Cuff.  

Patricia was employed with the LaPorte County Treasurer’s Office and then served as the Treasurer. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling with her husband to out-of-town Notre Dame football games, including Honolulu, Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, San Antonio, Dallas, and Boston.   

On June 13, 1959, Patricia married William Schroeder. Surviving with her husband William are their children, Douglas (Cynthia) Schroeder of St. Louis, Missouri, Linda (Steven) Boller of Carmel, Indiana, and Lisa (David) Braid of LaPorte; and grandchildren, Catherine, Margaret, Robert and Sophia.  

She was preceded in death by sisters, Katheryn Marquardt, Mary Jane Cuff, Ethel Mae Koeppen and Theresa Pieszchala; and brothers, Robert and Richard Cuff.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, August 31, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in LaPorte with Reverend Ian Williams officiating. A private family viewing will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday in Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte. Cremation will follow with burial of ashes in St. Joseph Cemetery, LaPorte.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Ct., South Bend, IN 46637, or the Women’s Care Center, 512 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN 46350.

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2 Responses to “Patricia Schroeder, 1936-2018”

  1. Sally Bachman Bergman

    Aug 30. 2018

    My sympathies to you all. We loved Pat, always a beautiful smile on her face.
    May God comfort you at this difficult time.

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  2. Gregg Forszt

    Sep 04. 2018

    Bill and family: My heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with, May Pat rest in peace and your sorrow be lessened by your memories.

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