Patricia "Pat" Schafstall, 1947-2022
Last updated 9/4/2022 at 10:25am
Patricia "Pat" Schafstall passed Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK. She was 74.
Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many souls on this earth.
Pat was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 17, 1947, to Mary Louise and Paul Thomas Connors, and graduated from Lake Wales High School in 1965. She saw her soul mate, Bernard John Schafstall, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church during her senior year, and they were united in marriage on July 17, 1965. They remained together in unwavering love for nearly fifty seven years.
Pat worked as a senior personnel manager for Southwest Airlines for more than 24 years, where she created many loving and sincere friendships with many colleagues.
She enjoyed spending time with family, bowling, painting, traveling, camping, fishing, and watching University of Oklahoma football. She also enjoyed collecting teddy bears, thimbles, and Santa figurines
She is survived by her three children, Bernard Louis Schafstall (Heather) and Patricia Suzanne Shaw (Kevin), both of Oklahoma City, and Daniel Paul Schafstall (Melissa) of Atlanta, eight grandchildren (Otis Ryan, Gregory Shane, Bernard John, Conor Patrick, Chelsea Marie, Brandon Curtis, John Walter, and September Skye) and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Jo Ann Romanowski of Fort Meade, Monica Hendricks of Lake City, and Teka Collier (Mark) of Lake Wales, and brothers Robert Connors (Susan) of Lake Wales, Tim Connors (Charlotte) of Lakeland, and Jerry Connors of Lake Wales.
No services are planned at this time.