Patrick Allen Schuster, 50

Patrick Allen Schuster, 50, of Lake Forest, Calif., passed away Nov. 27, 2010, at his home surrounded by his wife and family.

Patrick was born to Kenneth and Marion (nee Coulter) Schuster on Jan. 15, 1960. He was married to Lorie Lacharite in October of 1977 and divorced in July of 1983. Patrick was united in marriage to Deborah Butler Sept. 24, 1988, on the Queen Mary, which is docked at Long Beach, Calif.

Patrick graduated as an honor student from Mayville High School. He was employed at ASCO Sintering Co. in Commerce, Calif., since 1985 and became president July 18, 2007. Pat had a natural talent for building and fixing just about anything. His passion was engineering and designing very complicated, multiple-level parts. He found great satisfaction in the challenge.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Deborah of Lake Forest, Calif.; and their children, Dylan, 20, Brendy, 18, and Ashley, 16. His sons, Patrick II (Jodie) of Beaver Dam, Daniel (Lindsay) of Marshall and Brian of Doylestown; four grandchildren, Ellie Barr, Patrick III, Jack and Wyatt Schuster; his mother, Marion (nee Coulter) Schuster of Laguna Woods, Calif.; three brothers, Terence (Cheryl) Schuster of Plainfield, Ill., Douglas (Laurie) Schuster of Fond du Lac and Scott Schuster of Mayville; one sister, Denise (Andrew) Roskopf of Hartford; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Larry and Jean Butler of Long Beach, Calif.; his brother-in-law, David Butler of Westminster, Calif. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Paul Schuster.

As per Patrick’s wishes, cremation has taken place. His loving wife Debbie will hold a private memorial service on his birth date, Jan. 15.

The family wishes to extend its warmest thanks and support to the Hospice staff of Silverado Hospice and Dr. Anthony Kim of Orange County Neurosurgical Associates.