TELL CITY – Leona G. Schwartz, 90, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Oakwood Health Campus.
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She was born July 23, 1923, to the late Herman and Verna (Lueke) Bruggenschmidt. Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Max, Joe, John and Mark Bruggenschmidt.
Leona was married Feb. 6, 1947, to Martin Schwartz, at St. Mark Catholic Church. She was a member of St. Paul Church, Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 and Oblates of St. Benedict.
Surviving is her husband, Martin Schwartz of Tell City; children, Angela Schwartz of Flint, Mich., Barbara (Dennis) Weiserbs of Roanoke, Va., Paul (Kelly) Schwartz of Jasper and Laura (Rick) Titzer of Mill Shoals, Ill.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at St. Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Dennis Duvelius will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A Daughters of Isabella service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Cemetery or St. Mark Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www.zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St Tell City, IN 47586
Published in Perry County News on Mar. 13, 2014