Patricia Schultis Kreis

Patricia Schultis Kreis, 88, died peacefully and surrounded by her family at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at UF Health Shands Hospital from pneumonia.
Patricia was born May 2, 1930, in Pittsburgh, PA to Gilbert and Loretta Schultis. The oldest of four children, she was the first in her family to graduate from high school and college; she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio University. While in college, she met her husband Don and was a member of Alpha Gamma sorority. She retired from the Sarasota County School District after teaching 25 years and relocated to Gainesville to be closer to family. While in Gainesville, she homeschooled her grandsons for several years and enjoyed Bible studies at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Laura Guyer and Sue Hoffmann, grandson Benjamin Guyer (Rachel), grand-daughters Melissa Hoffmann, Emily Hoffmann, and Breanna Hoffmann, brother Gil Schultis (Mary) in Ohio, 3 nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Kreis of Sarasota and grandson Matthew Guyer of Fairfax, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation in her memory to the Peaceful Paths Domestic Violence Network,, 352-37-5690. A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

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