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Patricia Adele Jonas HANDTMANN

1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Patricia Adele Jonas HANDTMANN Obituary
HANDTMANN, Patricia Adele Jonas Patricia Adele Jonas Handtmann, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on November 3, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 16, 1927 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Dorothy and Frederick C. Jonas, and sister of Diane Jonas Sawyer. She graduated from Northwestern University in 1949 where she was a Speech major, Alpha Omicron Pi sorority president and captain of the Northwestern national championship synchronized swimming team. Pat was an avid golfer and resided for many years at Loblolly Golf & Yacht Club in Hobe Sound, FL. She served on the board of the Women's Western Golf Association, and as the Women's golf chairman at Westmoreland Country Club, Wilmette, IL, Jupiter Hills Golf Club, Jupiter, FL and Loblolly Pines Golf Club. She was a devoted Christian and active in and started numerous Bible studies. She served on the alter guild at Christ Chapel, Jupiter Island for many years. Pat loved going on cruises all over the word and all travel. Throughout her life she was very popular with many friends. She made people smile with her sense of humor and overall fun-loving nature. If there was an imminent dinner party or cocktail party, she would be there! Patricia is survived by her sister Diane Jonas Sawyer and her four children: Richard Schumacher, Jr. of Hermosa Beach, CA, Kathryn Adele Schumacher of Hobe Sound, FL and Kennebunk, ME, Charles Schumacher and wife Amanda of Palm Beach, FL and Elizabeth Dvorak and husband Richard of Coral Gables, FL. She is also survived by three stepchildren, and nine grandchildren. There will be a private service and reception celebrating her life of 90 years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jupiter Medical Center Women's Auxiliary or the Salvation Army.
Published in The Palm Beach Daily News from Nov. 9 to Nov. 12, 2017
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