Obituary: Patricia A. Trafton

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February 01, 1937 – September 20, 2019

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Patricia A. Trafton (nee Szymanski) age 82 of Lansing, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019.

She is survived by her loving children: Debora (Toby) Novak and Ron (Cathi) Trafton. Cherished grandmother of Brandon and Brittney Novak and Olivia Trafton. Patricia was preceded in death by her beloved husband Ronald Trafton of 56 years, daughter Cynthia Trafton, parents Walter and Ann Szymanski, brother Walter Szymanski, and sister Dorothy Lauterbach.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois, from 3:00 to 8:00pm. Funeral services for Patricia will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, with closing prayers beginning at 9:30am, then processing to St. Ann Catholic Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois, for a 10:00am Mass of Christian Burial. Patricia will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois.

Patricia was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed and cherished being a collector of antiques. She was loved by many, and she will be truly missed.