Pamela Schwarze, age 60, of Brownton, Minnesota, wife of Jeff Schwarze, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Niesen's in Biscay immediately following the service.
A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel.
Pamela Anne Schwarze was born on October 27, 1957, in Bloomington, Minnesota. She was the daughter Jim and Maureen (Reilly) Hokanson. Pam was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her Catholic faith as a youth. She received her education in Bloomington, and was a graduate of the Bloomington Kennedy High School Class of 1975. Pam resided in Ramsey before moving to Brownton.
On October 27, 2007, Pam was united in marriage to Jeff Schwarze at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Pam and Jeff lived in Brownton, Minnesota, and have resided there for the past 13 years. Pam and Jeff shared 10 years of marriage.
Pam had her own karaoke business and loved to sing at local establishments and events. Pam also was employed with the Minnesota License Family Childcare Association (MLFCA) for the USDA.
Pam enjoyed going to concerts, listening to music and going to the Casino’s. She loved the time spent at their lake home at Cross Lake. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
Pam passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, at the age of 60 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Pam is survived by her:
Husband, Jeff Schwarze of Brownton, MN;
Children, Trisha Struwve of St. Cloud, MN,
Allan Struwve and his wife, Tran of Coon Rapids, MN,
Anthony Struwve of Big Lake, MN;
Grandchildren, Cate, Kayleigh, LuLu, Kellan, Kiki, Layla, Logan and Colby;
Sister, Barb Taylor and her husband, Bill of Andover, MN;
Step Mother, Sandra Hokanson of Richfield, MN;
Mother In-Law, Ruth Schwarze of Hutchinson, MN;
Sisters In-Law, Roxanne Hill of Simi Valley, CA,
Kathleen Skarvan and her husband, Paul of Elk Mound, WI,
June Johnson and her husband, Scott of Chaska, MN,
Kimberly Bergman and her husband, Mike of New Hope, MN;
Nieces, Nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Pam is preceded in death by her: Father, Jim Hokanson; Mother, Maureen Goihl; Brothers, Howard Hokanson and Jerry Hokanson; Sister, Patricia Hokanson (in infancy).