Patricia Ann Schroeder

Sept. 16, 1943 – Dec. 10, 2013

Patricia Ann Schroeder, 70, of Mukwonago, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at her Mukwonago home with her family by her side.

She was born in Fort Atkinson on Sept. 16, 1943, the daughter of Walter and Kathryn (nee Wulf) Dunham.

She was a graduate of Jefferson High School and received her bachelor’s degree in 1965 from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. On Aug. 27, 1966, she married Terry Schroeder in Las Vegas.

Patricia worked as a biology teacher in Waukesha and as an instructional aid at Parkview Middle School in Mukwonago from 1984 until 2004. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church for more than 40 years and participated in the prayer shawl ministry and served on the church council for eight years.

She will be sadly missed by her husband of 47 years, Terry of Mukwonago; their son, Timothy (Therese) Schroeder of Waukesha; and her grandchildren, Jamie (Tammy) Darrow of Milwaukee, Kitara Schroeder of Pewaukee, Christopher, Joseph, Ari and Amanda Schroeder, all of Waukesha. She is further survived by her brothers, Arthur Dunham of Park Falls and Robert Dunham of Waterloo; her sister, the Rev. Kathryn (Dr. Greg) Brown of Racine; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ronald.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Dec. 15, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Kathy Boadwine will preside.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (address above).

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.