Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.
Patrice “Patty” Michele Schmitt, 57, of Raytown, Missouri lost her long battle with cancer after many years of fighting on October 24, 2018. A memorial service will be held from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd Raytown, MO.
Patrice was born on June 16, 1961 in Chicago, IL to parents Richard and Janice Knoll. She was loving, caring, and full of life. She embodied the very meaning of Joy! Patty was mischievous with a one of a kind sense of humor. She loved her three boys, her family, and her animals with her whole heart. She was happily married to her loving and devoted husband, Gerry, the very example of what love was, and raised their children to live life to the fullest. Patty had a passion for being outdoors, boating, visiting the lake, going to the beach, and camping. She also enjoyed cooking, visiting haunted locations and watching scary movies, spending time with her large family, gardening, traveling and practical joking! Patty loved working with the Raytown School District at Raytown Middle School for twelve years and continued to volunteer for the school district. She also enjoyed working for the Kansas City Royals for six years.
Patrice was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Janice Knoll, and siblings Kristen Knoll, David Knoll, and her twin brother Mike Knoll.
Survivors include husband Gerry Schmitt, sons Caleb Schmitt (25) of Detriot, MI, Addison Schmitt (23) of Raytown, MO, and Cameron Schmitt (22) of Raytown, MO, and siblings Sherri Hellums of Indiana, Debby Ewers of California, Tina Buss of Kansas City, MO, and Eric Knoll of Kansas.