Patricia Schlegel (1931 - 2013)

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Schlegel, Patricia

Patricia L. Schlegel, age 82, of Sheboygan, went home to her Lord on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. She was born November 15, 1931 in Sheboygan to Waldemar and Lucile (Freimund) Greger.

She attended Longfellow Elementary, Sheboygan South Side Jr. High, and was a graduate of Sheboygan Central High School, Class of 1949. In 1953 Pat graduated from UW-Madison with a BS in Sociology and minor in Psychology. She did graduate work in Education at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and obtained a MS Degree from UW-Madison in 1966 in Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education.

She was employed in retail sales at Ed Schuster and Co. in Milwaukee, taught in Walled Lake, Michigan, Robbinsdale, Minnesota, Boblingen and Frankfurt, Germany, James Madison and Jefferson Schools in Sheboygan, Manitowoc County Teacher's College, Silver Lake College, Lakeshore Technical Institute. She also served as the Children's librarian in Neillsville Library and Christ Child Academy.

On September 25, 1966 Patricia married Kenneth Schlegel in Winona, MN. He preceded her in death on August 15, 2004.

Pat's interests include reading, gardening, especially roses, music, children's literature, writing, needlework, bird watching, and nature.

She was an active member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ where she served on the Consistory, as a church librarian, and as a member of the Women's Guild. She was a member of PEO Sisterhood.

Patty will be deeply missed by her loving family and many friends; sister: Judith Greger; aunt: Carol Roerdink, King; cousin: Tammy J. (Mitchell) Ladwig, Neenah; niece and nephew: Patrice (Clifford) Netzer, Robert (Catherine) Hoffman, Isabella, MN; dear friend: Will Jost; helpful neighbor: Tim Prahl; personal caretaker: Joyce Schaefer; and Polly, her beloved puppy; Patricia is further survived by extended family and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Ken, she was preceded in death by her parents, aunt: Marcella Lope; uncle: Robert Roerdink and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at St. Paul's UCC, 2114 Wedemeyer St., Sheboygan, WI. Reverend Mark Jaberg, Pastor, will be the officiant. A time of visitation and support will be held Wednesday at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Patricia's name.

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Published in Sheboygan Press on Dec. 15, 2013
Patricia L. Schlegel
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