Patricia Ann (Schopp) Zwickl, “Pat”, passed away at 9:00 AM December 26, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana at age 95. She was born in Pontiac, IL to the late Leo and Camilla (Kelley) Schopp.
After graduating from St. Mary’s High School in Michigan City, IN she attended St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in South Bend, IN, graduating in 1946. After graduation she worked as an RN at the hospital.
Pat was married in 1947 to George Paul Zwickl, her loving husband. They had eight children. After her children were grown, she returned to nursing, working at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove, IN, retiring after 18 years. She enjoyed reading, traveling and sweet potatoes. Above all she loved being with her large family.
Pat was predeceased by her daughter Mary Jo Zwickl. She is survived by her husband George Zwickl, her sister Mary Niec, her daughters Suzanne Socker (Dennis), Michelle Fitzgerald (John), Kathryn McGary (Gregory), Teresa Zwickl (Dills), her sons David Zwickl (Beth), Timothy Zwickl (Sara), and Paul Zwickl (Stephanie). In addition, she is survived by 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Rite of Christian burial will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with calling from 9:30 a.m. until Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be after Mass at Calvary Cemetery. The Mass will be live streamed by Our Lady of Lourdes for those who are unable to attend. The link is: www.ollindy.org/live. Per Covid mandate, all in attendance at Our Lady of Lourdes on Tuesday for the visitation and Mass are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing.