|Lavern Rose Swartz|
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|Saturday, 24 August 2013 09:02|
Lavern Rose Swartz, age 90, of Bellevue, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at her daughter's home in Bowling Green. She was born Dec. 27, 1922 in Marywood, the daughter of the late Leo and Rose (Falter) Schneider.
Lavern worked at Zehner Packing Company, Hogue's IGA, Miller's Drive-in and catered for many weddings and events. She also volunteered for 12 years at The Bellevue Hospital. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and its Altar Rosary Society. She enjoyed playing cards, baking and crocheting.
Lavern married Edward J. Swartz Oct. 1, 1949 at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine. He preceded her in death in 1967.
Survivors include her sons; John (Debra) Swartz, Steven (Mary) Swartz, Jim (Nancy) Swartz all of Bellevue, daughter; Elaine (Stephen) Sattler of Bowling Green; Grandchildren: Jessica (Swartz) Noble, Bluffton, S.C., Jeremy Swartz, Bluffton, SC, Andrew Sattler and Katie Sattler of Bowling Green, and Elizabeth Swartz of Bellevue and great-grandchild, Brendan Noble, and a soon to be great grandson. Step-grandchildren include: Heather Rex, Naomi Branham, Jamie Rollingson, Andrew Lawrence Ryan Lawrence and Dawn Seaman and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Jeanette (Schneider) Hay, and Elizabeth (Swartz) Bertsch.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Berdell Schneider and Harold Schneider, and a son in infancy.
Friends will be received, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 from 2-8 p.m. at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where the Rosary will be recited at 2 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center St. Bellevue. Burial will follow at Bellevue Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Immaculate Conception Church, or the Sorrowful Mother Shrine.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com
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