PIQUA — Mary A. Schwabenland, 89, of Piqua, died peacefully at 4:10 am Tuesday March 25, 2014 at her residence. She was born December 30, 1924 in Troy to the late DeWitt and Ruth (Lauber) Hecker. She married Frederick "Dutch" Schwabenland who preceded her in death in 1973.
Survivors include four children, Judy Cotrell of Piqua, Jerry (Loretta) Schwabenland of Troy, Jane (Allen) Preuss of Piqua, John (Michelle) Schwabenland of Piqua; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Dale Hecker.
Mrs. Schwabenland was a graduate of Troy High School and retired from the Housekeeping Department of the former Dettmer Hospital. Following her retirement, she remained active spending time with her family and speaking with people about the Bible. She enjoyed playing the piano all of her life. She was an active member of the Piqua Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for sixty-three years.
A memorial service to honor her life will begin at 3:30 pm Saturday March 29, 2014 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with Elder Bernie Wilson presiding. Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 3967 Washington Rd., Covington, OH 45318.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.