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Patricia Schierer

December 22, 1966 — April 1, 2022

Patricia A. “Patty” Schierer, 55, of Lacon Illinois, formerly Henry Illinois, died on April 1, 2022 at Unity Point Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Born on December 22, 1966 in Spring Valley Illinois, to the late Robert and Margaret (Crook) Fox, she married Darrin Schierer on March 3, 1986 in Henry.

Patty spent over 25 years as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Lacon caring for our elderly.

Patty enjoyed sitting around a campfire with family and always had a puzzle going in the house. She enjoyed playing euchre and loved a good book. Tramping through the woods to hunt mushrooms was one of her favorite things. She loved spending hours in the garden just watering and taking care of her plants. She was always the first one to offer a helping hand to anyone in need and would pull you into a big hug the moment she saw you. She was the most caring woman and you couldn’t help but smile and laugh along with her when she was around.

Patty is survived by her husband Darrin and son Ike at home; daughter Jacinda (Dane) Meeker of Manito; sisters Debbie (Roger) Engstrom of Sisters OR, Gail Handley of Lacon; brothers Michael (Sue) Fox of Caneyville KY, and Jon (Julie) Fox of Meridian ID. she was also preceded in death by her brother Jim Fox.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to the family and online condolences can be left at

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