Mary "Pat" Schrader, age 62, of Lamar died Sunday, August 05, 2012, at Barton County Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness.

Pat was born June 16, 1950 at Monett, MO to Ralph Gordon and Mary Jo (Rigby) Carter.  She married Jerry Allen Schrader on August 22, 1969 at Springfield, MO and together they have three children.

Pat lovingly cared for children in her home for the past 40 years and had a great influence on a lot of little lives.

Survivors include her husband Jerry; a daughter, Jennifer Schrader of Lamar; two sons, Jason Schrader and Jonathan Schrader, both of Springfield, MO; five brothers, John & Debbie Carter of Springfield, MO, Robert & Judy Carter of Columbia, MO, Danny & Holly Carter of Scotland, MO. Mark & Ann Carter of Colorado Springs, CO, Todd Carter of Evanston, WY; eight sisters, Melinda Carter of Austin, TX, Anne Doughty of Austin, TX, Kathleen Carter of Glenn Allen, VA, Rachel Carter and Tom Wellman of Columbia, MO, Gretchen Desch of Columbia, MO, Flora & Rusty Deru of Wvanston, WY, Jean & John Cox of Evanston, WY, and Erin Beaslin of Shawnee Mission, KS.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

There will be a time of remembrance and sharing announced at a later date.

Contributions are suggested to the donor's choice in Pat's name in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

Contributions are suggested to the donor’s choice in Pat’s name in care of Daniel Funeral Home


#8 Jerico Springs, MODebra Anderson 2012-09-03 16:26
Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.
#7 Columbia, MoMary Williams Minihan 2012-08-23 07:53
So sorry to hear your sister passed away. I have seen you in years, since you were at KU. I am working at the University Hospital in Columbia and I would love to visit with you. My cell number is 573-353-2990. Call me if you would like to get together some time.
Did you know my old house was just on the edge of the tornado in Joplin, only the roof blew off.
#6 Lamar MoLynnette Watson 2012-08-10 19:51
Words can't describe how sorry I am for your loss. Pat was a great lady and always had a big smile when I saw her. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#5 lamar, momichelle gordon 2012-08-10 13:44
Jerry and family;

My thoughts and prayers r with you all. I am so sorry for your loss. I know she will be greatly missed:sad:

Michelle & shawn Gordon
#4 Springfield, MissouriSue Carter 2012-08-09 08:41
Jason and Family,

Jaaon, your work family is so sorry for your loss, and are thinking of you at this time. May Peace be with you all.

Greene County Circuit Clerk employees
#3 Wanda Stiles Lindsey 2012-08-07 15:00
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. When we were kids I spent a lot of time with Melinda and the rest of the kids at their home in Lockwood. I have many happy memories of time spent with all of them. Please know that I am thinking of her and know that she will be missed.

#2 Lorton, VAMatt Lewis 2012-08-07 07:57
Jerry, Jenny, Jason and Jonathan,

Thinking about all of you and expressing my deepest condolences on your loss. Pat was truly one of a kind in the best way. I never met a more caring, nurturing and open person and I am grateful to have known her.

#1 Lamar, MoJill Peters 2012-08-06 19:26
Jerry, Jason, and Jennifer,

I am so sorry for your loss. Pat had a great influence on so many young lives. Keep hold of all the good memories you have of her. Keeping you in my thoughts.


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