Patricia A. Schroeder, 66, of Springfield died at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012 at her home. She was born on October 10, 1945 in Springfield, IL to James and Geraldine Williams Barlow. She married John W. Schroeder on July 5, 1969. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Sharon Altig.
Surviving are her husband, John, two daughters, Christina Lynn (Elry) Smith and Jennifer JO (Charles “Dough Boy”) Davis, both of Springfield, four grandchildren, Christopher and Tiffany Smith and Patricia and Joseph Davis, two nieces, Melinda Barlow and Melissa Carter, four great nieces, Janessa, Haviland and Emily and several great nephews, James, Jonathan, Jared, Marcus, Daniel, Malik and Thomas.
Mrs. Schroeder lived in Springfield all of her life. She worked as a CNA for over 30 years.
Private family services will be held.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.