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Patricia A. (Gleason) Schartz 1935 - 2015
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LARNED — Patricia A. (Gleason) Schartz, 80, passed away Dec. 30, 2015, at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Center, Wichita. She was born October 23, 1935, to Leo P. and Ruth G. (Schlick) Gleason in Spearville. On March 2, 1957, she married A.W. (Bill) Schartz at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hodgeman County.  He survives.
Pat was a homemaker. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and retired from Schaller Construction as an administrative assistant in 1997. She was an active member of the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Chapter CB-PEO and Sacred Heart Altar Society.
Survivors, in addition to her husband Bill, include two sons, Bert (Karla) Schartz and Pete (Lisa) Schartz, both of Larned; three daughters, Jan (Mike) Keeley, Great Bend, Mary (Terry) Huelskamp, Andover, and Ruth Ann Schartz, Gravois Mills, Missouri; a brother, Gene (Lois) Gleason, Dodge City; two sisters, Kate Schawe of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Louise Landry of Kinsley; 17 grandchildren, Matt (Jana) Keeley, Christy (Mitch) Birt, Cindy (Erin) Beck, Beth Keeley, Emily (Kyle) Taylor, Jill Huelskamp, Leo Huelskamp, Sarah (Chris) Lohf, Meg Huelskamp, Jenny (Ben) Ramsey, Patricia (Justin) Smith, Kristin (Billie) Dooley, Bailey Schartz, Chad Schartz, Jamie (Chris) Froetschner, Lane Schartz and Mason Schartz; 12 great-grandchildren; and four sisters-in-law, Joyce Niederee, Virginia Gleason, Jane (Marvin) Bahr and Eileen (John) Weiss.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Michael Gleason.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Larned with Father Warren Stecklein presiding. Vigil service and rosary will be 6 p.m. Sunday at the church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Beckwith Mortuary in Larned.
Memorials may be given to the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Ladies Auxiliary in care of the mortuary.  Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary Inc.*
P.O. Box 477; 916 Main
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 3, 2016