Patricia Ann Schaefer, 67

Published 10:16 am Friday, September 7, 2012

Patricia Ann (Kamp) Schaefer, 67, of Austin, Minn., died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Patricia Schaefer

Pat was born Feb. 23, 1945, in Austin to Vernon and Mildred Kamp. On Feb. 24, 1968, she was united in marriage to Bernard Schaefer in Austin. She was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and Women of the Moose.

Survivors include her husband, Bernard Schaefer of Rochester; siblings, Joyce (Cliff) Carlson of Minneapolis, Jean Thompson of Forest City, Iowa, Marjorie Distad of Albert Lea, Minn., Charles Kamp of Hooks, Texas, Rita (Arnie) Earl of Austin, Linda (Jerry) Meyer of Menomonie, Wis., Karen (John) Torvik of Sioux Falls, S.D., Deb (Leonard) Wood of Owatonna, Minn., Thomas Kamp of Austin, Keith Kamp of Austin, Scott (Denise) Kamp of Austin; sisters-in-law, Virginia, Jeri, and Mary Kamp, Helen Sershen; brothers-in-law, Sy and Wilfred Schaefer; nieces and nephews including a special niece, Nancy King; a special nephew, Mike Whalen.

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She is preceded in death by six brothers, Roger, Laverne, David, Douglas, Ricky, and Raymond; a sister, Joanne; parents, Vernon and Mildred Kamp; a very special aunt and uncle, Loraine and Nick Leachman.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church with Pastor David Fleischmann officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. The casket bearers will be Mike Whalen, Ted Schlichter, Nick Danley, Randy Sershen, Scott Kamp and Bruce Kamp. Arrangements are by Mayer Funeral Home.