PATRICIA SCHNEIDER Patricia Lee Schneider passed away February 2, 2019, at the age of 83. Pat was born April 4, 1935, in Oakland, CA, to Leroy Pellegrini and Evelyn Street. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Schneider. Patricia lived in Northern California where she met Edward. They were married November 3, 1956, in the Catholic Church in San Leandro, CA. They began their life 61 years together, in the Bay area of Northern California. They had four children while living in California and moved to Las Vegas, in 1964. Pat began working at EG&G and settled in at the Sands Hotel for over two decades in food and beverage control when she retired. She was a very hard worker and instilled that quality in her kids and grandkids. She enjoyed sports growing up. Sports carried on into her married life with bowling, tennis and softball. Pat was very supportive as she attended many of her kids and grandkid's activities and events. She was known to be very passionate at her kid's games. Her grandchildren remember "game time" with rummikub, dominoes, cards and scrabble as well as picking vegetables from the backyard garden. Surviving immediate posterity: Her oldest son, David (Sue) Schneider of Las Vegas, Douglas (Trish) Schneider of American Fork, UT, Darrell (Lisa) Schneider of Henderson and Dana (Gerald) Kearney of Las Vegas. Patricia is also survived by 15 grandchildren, Celeste (Morti) Billman, Ryan Schneider, Brandon Dillard, Jillian (Douglas) Wendelin, Camon (Kirstina) Schneider, Bryce (Rochelle) Schneider, Adrienne (Daron) Atkin, Colton Schneider, Brianna Schneider, Brayden (Courtney) Schneider, Logan Schneider, Dakota Schneider, Jessie Schneider, Andrew Schneider and Ian Kearney. Pat is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren, Taylor Billman, Dakoda Billman, Hayden Billman, Roxanna Schneider, Caladin Schneider, Ivy Schneider, Indie Schneider, Paisley Jensen, Aviana Schneider, Aiden Wendelin, Griffin Wendelin and Brynn Atkin. A favorite phrase in her later years that she used with her family: "Love you more". No services are scheduled.
Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 10, 2019.