Theresa P. (Luze) Schwarting (1949 - 2013)

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ROWLEY– Theresa P. Schwarting, 64, of Rowley died Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.
Theresa was born on Jan. 12, 1949, in Vinton, the daughter of Delbert D. and D. Eleanor (Noelter) Luze. She received her education in the Vinton Schools, and on Dec. 30, 1966 she married Herman J. (Tony) Schwarting in Vinton. The couple made their home near Rowley. Theresa was employed for 28 years with the Wal-Mart Store in Independence until her retirement in 2011.
Theresa always made sure her family came first, she enjoyed, fishing, mushroom hunting and bowling.
She is survived by her husband Tony, three children; Lisa (Shawn) Franck, and Tony (Julie) Schwarting, all of Independence; Chad (Jan) Schwarting, Quasqueton; six grandchildren: Johnny, Jacey, Jacob, and Jaden Schwarting, McKenzie and Kayle Alden. A sister, Cindy (Bobby Jo) Gannon, Atlanta, Ga.; and a brother Dean (Kathy) Luze, Vinton.
Preceding her in death is her parents, and two grandchildren: Jared Schwarting and Kelsi Franck.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rowley United Methodist Church, Rowley, with Rev. Sheri Andersen officiating. Burial will be in the Rowley Cemetery, Rowley. Friends called from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence and from 10 a.m. till services Saturday at the church.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 7 to Nov. 30, 2013