Patricia Anne (Constine) Schafer

Nov. 18, 2014

Patricia Anne (Constine) Schafer (BS Civ Egr ’87) died Nov. 15, 2014, surrounded by family after a 12-year battle with breast cancer. She was 49.

She was born to Vincent and Veronica (Weber) Constine in Owosso on Oct. 4, 1965. She attended St. Paul School and graduated from Owosso High School as salutatorian of the class of 1983. 

She graduated with highest honor from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1987 and was a member of the Honors College.

She was employed by the Michigan Department of Transportation.

She married Robert L. Schafer on Nov. 17, 1984.

Surviving are her husband, Robert; daughter Lea, a junior at Michigan State University; two sisters, three brothers, and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service is set for Nov. 21 at Riverview Church Chapel, 3585 Willoughby Road in Holt, Mich. The family is being served by the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Home, Holt-Delhi Chapel, Holt.

The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses of Sparrow Hospital, Ingham Regional Rehabilitation Center Dobbie Road facility, and Hospice of Lansing for the care they provided.

Memorials contributions may be made to: Hospice of Lansing or Riverview Church.

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