A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6 pm at Hafemeister Funeral Home with Father Scott Jablonski officiating of St. Henry Catholic Church of Watertown. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 pm until the time of the service. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Patricia Ann Cecilia Krueger was born on June 24, 1938 in Watertown, the daughter of Harold G. and Irene P. (nee Hady) Krueger. She was a 1956 graduate of Watertown High School. On April 15, 1961 she married Ulrich F. “Olly” Schneider at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown. Patricia had been employed at Farm and Fleet in Watertown and the Watertown Daily Times. She sold furniture at United Furniture Mart and Saunders Furniture as well. Patricia was also the bookkeeper for S & S Construction for many years. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church. Patricia was a volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul in Watertown. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and loved spending time with her family. Patricia enjoyed playing bingo and birdwatching. She was an avid Green Bay Packer, Wisconsin Badger, Milwaukee Brewer and NASCAR fan. Patricia enjoyed collecting any type of bells.
Patricia is survived by her children, Julie Simon; Debbie (Dennis) Gutzdorf; Terese (Anthony) Grudzinski; all of Watertown; Matthew Schneider; grandchildren, Benjamin Leischer; Carissa (Mike) Miescher; Samantha (fiancé DaMontre Wilbern) Harris; Jennifer (Ben) Tietz; Kory (fiancée Danielle Bourdo) Grudzinski; Zachary Adams; Ryan Gutzdorf; Brandon (Shakira) Gutzdorf; Kourtnay Gutzdorf; nine great-grandchildren, Cameron, Caden, Taylre, Sophia, Emily, Eli, Malakai, Brandon Jr., MacKenzie; nieces, Anna Krause and her son, Gabrielle Teniente; Erica (Andy) Krause-Wagner and their sons, Daniel and Isaiah as well as other relatives and friends. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Irene; son, Michael Schneider in infancy as well as sister, Carole (Erwin) Krause.