Madonna Marie Schwarm, 86, of Loogootee, died at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown, with Tom Suey and Bill Kistler officiating. Burial will be in Harris Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Friendship Ministry for Disabled Adults, Chesterfield Presbyterian Church, 15037 Clayton Road, Chesterfield, Mo. 63017 or Paraquad, 5240 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 63110. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mrs. Schwarm was born on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1926, in Sefton Township, Fayette County, the daughter of Frank and Maude Workman Springman. She married Earl L. Schwarm on Feb. 11, 1950, in Corinth, Miss.; he died on Dec. 8, 1985.
Survivors include sons, Michael Schwarm and his wife Marianne, and Russell Schwarm and his wife Beverly, both of Farina; and daughters, Ina and her husband Max Becraft of Dunlap, and Mary Wright of Maryland Heights, Mo.