Patsy "Pat" Marie Schumacher, formerly of Waukegan, peacefully passed away on June 9, 2009 in Taos, NM.
Pat was Past Worthy Matron of the Waukegan Chapter 209 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile in Albuquerque, NM. Pat served as a faithful volunteer for her children's activities and community activities.
In 2008, Pat received a Taos Living Legend Award in recognition of her tireless involvement in the arts community in Taos, NM.
Her husband, George August Schumacher, Jr; son, Craig; and daughter, Penny; preceded her in death.
She is survived by children, George Anne Vander Vere (Mark) of Farmington, NM, Wendy Learman (Joseph) of Burbank, CA, Patsy Wright (Gary) of Knoxville, TN, and Steven Schumacher (Caroline) of Edgewood, NM; other survivors include grandchildren, Ken and Augie Ralph, Joseph Learman, Grace and John Wright, Caley and Naomi Schumacher; great-granddaughters, Lauren and Erin Ralph and brothers, John and Rene' Clark.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 from 9:00 to 11:00 am at PETERSON & PATCH FUNERAL HOME 408 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, with interment to follow at Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago.
Please visit the guestbook at www.riverafuneralhome.com.
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Published in News Sun from June 13 to June 15, 2009