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Patricia Ellen Schroeder

May 11, 1943 - February 01, 2014

Passed away on February 1, 2014. Patti was born on May 11, 1943 to Frank and Rose Burke. Pattiâ??s grandchildren were the pride and joy of her life. She also enjoyed working in the yard and her walks around the neighborhood. She is preceded in death by her daughter Debbie, parents, brothers Robert and Daniel, and sister Kathleen. Patti is survived by daughter Kim (Eric) Merkel, grandchildren Bridget, Brooke and Nick, and longtime friend Neal Gmeiner, step sisters Beverly Cogdill and Sally Bakken.


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