Catherine K. Schwartz, 77, of Monroe, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Wednesday, September 12, 1934, in Adams County, to the late Sam K. and Sylvia (Springer) Schwartz.
She married Atlee M. Schwartz on Thursday, March 21, 1957.
Mrs. Schwartz was a member of the Old Order Amish.
Among survivors are her sons, Jacob A. (Maryanna W.) Schwartz of Monroe; Atlee A. (Barbara M.) Schwartz of Berne; daughters, Sylvia A. (David) Wickey of Cisne, Ill.; Ruth A. (Andrew) Wickey of Vevay, Ind.; and Barbara A. (Joe U.) Schwartz of Rockford, Ohio; sisters, Barbara K. Schwartz of Berne; and Sylvia K. Schwartz of Berne; brother, Levie K. Schwartz of Geneva; 50 grandchildren and 22 great-granchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother; one sister; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be held today from 1-8 p.m., and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, at the Atlee A. Schwartz residence, 6403 E 500 S, Berne.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 29, at 9 a.m., also at the Schwartz residence, with Bishop Joe E. Schwartz officiating.
Burial will follow in the Blue Creek Cemetery, in Adams County.
Arrangements were handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.