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September 30, 1942 ~ July 22, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Pamela S. Paszotta, 80, of DeKalb, died Saturday July 22, 2023 in her home.
She was born September 30, 1942, in DeKalb, the daughter of Earl and Marion (Weiherman) Rissman.
Pam earned her Bachelor’s Degree from NIU. For many years, Pam owned and operated a daycare business out of her home, and the time she spent with children was a source of great joy to her.  Over the years, Pam cared for many children, and considered the kids and their families as an extension of her own.  Pam also was very active at Immanuel Lutheran Church, teaching Sunday school for many years as well as helping in the nursery.   She was a member of the women’s golf league and enjoyed traveling.
Pamela married Richard Paszotta November 7, 1964 in Wheaton, Illinois.
Survivors include her children, Laurie (Richard) Stepanski, Lynnly (Kevin) Taylor, Jay (Tracy) Paszotta, and Richard (Teri) Paszotta; eleven grandchildren, Richard and Zachary Stepanski; Jessica (Andrew) Faust, Andrew, Christopher, and Jordan Taylor; Rachael (Santi) Morales, Drew, and Hannah Paszotta; Victoria (Steve Sullivan) Martinez and Landri Paszotta; her brother John (Karen) Rissman; her sisters Linda (Jim) Martin, Sandy (Greg) Stafford, Dee (Tom) Schuman, and Dot (John) Mackay; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2020; her sister Candy Stuemke; and her parents.
The Funeral Service will be held at 9am Saturday, July 29, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb with Rev. Marty Marks officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 PM Friday, July 28 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Pamela Paszotta Memorial Fund, addressed to the Paszotta Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

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July 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
511 Russell Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

Funeral Service
July 29, 2023

9:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
511 Russell Road
DeKalb, IL 60115


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