Margaret Schwartz


ELKHART — Margaret A. Schwartz, 68, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart.

ELKHART — Margaret A. Schwartz, 68, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart.

She was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Lawrence and Leona Nichols Netcher. She graduated from high school in Blissfield, Mich.

A resident of Elkhart since 1988, Mrs. Schwartz worked at Morton County Care Center as a licensed practical nurse.

On Oct. 4, 1968, she married George Schwartz in Toledo, Ohio. He survives. Other survivors include four sons, Keith Neuman of Elkhart, Larry Neuman of Liberal, Edward Schwartz of Angels Camp, Calif., and Douglas Schwartz of Amarillo, Texas; a daughter, Merry Clinkingbeard of Elkhart; three brothers, John Netcher Sr., Jim Netcher and Charles Netcher, all of Wauseon; five sisters, Diana West, Rosemary Linehan, Marilynn Netcher and Kathy Netcher, all of Wauseon, and Janice Dashner of Blissfield; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Michael Neuman.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Elkhart. Graveside service will follow at Elkhart Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Sunlight Broadcasting, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.


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