Schairer, Patricia A., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on July 30, 2014, at the age of 84. She was born June 9, 1930, in Lansing, MI to the late Willard and Mary Brown. She grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan. She married Garald E. Schairer on June 9, 1951. Patricia taught second grade at Nelle Haley Elementary for many years and loved working with her students. She enthusiastically enjoyed playing bridge, family camping adventures, and working in her beloved flower garden. She was a member of the Alpha Sigma chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa and the Saginaw chapter of the Women’s National Farm and Garden Association for many happy years. She was a wonderful, loving and caring wife and mother. Above all, she loved family and friends the most. She is survived by her son, Scott Schairer of Saginaw, and daughter, Kimberly Schairer of Iowa City, Iowa; one sister Janet Kemp (Gordon) of Round Lake, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. Chaplain Gayle Crachiola will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc. from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the charity of their choice. Memories and sympathies of Patricia may be shared with the family on her memorial website at