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Patricia Eimers

Patricia Eimers, age 74, of Madison, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Madison Regional Health System in Madison.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 26th at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Father Anthony Urban as the Celebrant. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, May 25th at Rustand-Weiland Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 PM and Rosary to follow. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery.  Online guestbook can be found at

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to: Walsh Family Village, 801 E. 23rd St., Sioux Falls, SD  57105 or Madison Hospice, 417 S. Washington Ave., Madison, SD  57042.

Patricia Elaine Eimers was born October 13, 1946 in Parkston, SD to Anthony & Jennelle (Muth) Schoenfelder. She graduated from Ethan High School in 1965. On June 6, 1966, she married Richard Eimers. She worked for Dr. Keith Kappenman as a dental assistant for 26 years and then later for Dr. Larry Green for 9 years. Pat enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, golfing, hanging out at the “man cave” with her family and going to her grandkids many sporting events. For many years, she was a member of Pheasants Forever.   

She is survived by her husband: Richard Eimers of Madison; her sons: Todd (Michelle) and Dean (Jennifer) Eimers both of Madison; one granddaughter: Marisa; two grandsons: Bryce and Braden; her siblings: Norm (Carol) Schoenfelder of Mitchell, SD; Gloria Grooms of Ohio; Randy (Nancy) Schoenfelder of Ethan, SD; Alvin (Trish) Scheonfelder of Westcliffe, CO; Sandy (Jerry) Long of Mitchell, SD; Diane (Lyle) Morgan of Mt. Vernon, SD; Mike Schoenfelder of Mitchell, SD; Ron Schoenfelder and special friend, Becky Handrahn of Loomis, SD; three brothers-in-law: Don Suhr of Bismarck, ND; Tom (Jane) Suhr of Chamberlain, SD; and Harry Suhr of Parkston, SD; and one sister-in-law: Carol (Rick) Stewart of Mitchell, SD.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law: Wallace Eimers and mother-in-law: Lou Ann Eimers.

Pat’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Avera Cancer Ward 3 East, Perry Center 2nd floor and Avera & Madison Hospice.  

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