Patricia J Scheffert, age 85, of Guttenberg, IA, died Sunday, January 19, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center.
Patsy was born on November 5, 1934 to Charles and Gertrude (Meyer) Dugan in Charles City, Iowa. Pat attended Immaculate Conception School and graduated in 19 52. On January 22, 1955 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Charles City Iowa, Pat married the love of her life Donald Scheffert, together they were blessed with four children Susan, Julie, Kathy, and Jim. Pat worked many years beside her husband in the retail grocery industry. When she wasn’t working Pat spent much of her time with her family and especially took much delight spending time with her grandchildren and great grand kids.
Patsy was an excellent cook and made many meals that were enjoyed by her family especially her famous potato salad & coffee cakes. She was a passionate reader and passed on that love to all her children. She had a tremendous faith and a special devotion to the Rosary offering up many intentions for her family and friends. Patsy was a charter member of the Blazerettes, member of the Catholic Daughters of America and coordinated the Prayer Ministry at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Those left to cherish her memory are Pat’s 3 daughters Susan (Stephan) Bahls of Guttenberg, Julie (Chris Youngblut) Geuder of Guttenberg, and Kathy (Brian) Oberreuter of Ryan, son Jim Scheffert of Guttenberg; eight grandchildren; Aaron (Mary) Bahls, Slade (Christina) Bahls, Travis (Michelle) Geuder, Tim Geuder, Trent Geuder, Jade Geuder, Dax Oberreuter, Cassidy Oberreuter; 8 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; husband Don in 2017; son-in-law Tom Geuder; parents in law, Joseph & Evelyn Scheffert; sister, Betty Larson; brothers, Jim & Danny Dugan; brother and sister in law, Edward & Shirley Scheffert.
In Lieu of flowers and all other styles of sympathy memorials are preferred and they may be mailed to 703 N 3rd St Guttenberg, IA 52052.
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