Schake, Patricia Ann (nee Steineke)
July 1, 1936 – June 29, 2012
Age 75, of St. Paul. Survived by children, Sandra Thompson, Steve, Curt, Carla Gannon (Tim); grandchildren, Christina (Karen), Heather, Danielle; sister, Arlene Covington. She truly enjoyed her career as a caring nurse, mother of four and a guardian angel to her grandchildren. Playing Scrabble, Sudoku and spending time with family was very enjoyable for her. Her beautiful smile and contagious laughter lit up everyone’s life she touched. She is loved by many and will be deeply missed. Per her request, no funeral services. Memorials to Amer. Diabetes Assoc. “When I am gone, release me. Let me go…You mustn’t tie yourself to me with tears, but be happy that we had so many beautiful years…”.