Mary Alice (Boehler) Schwartz

Born: Sun., Jun. 15, 1941
Died: Sun., Mar. 25, 2018

Mass of Christian Burial


9:00 AM to 10:30 AM, Mon., Apr. 02, 2018
Location: St. Louis Catholic Church

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Mary A. Schwartz, of Witt, passed away at Nokomis Rehab and Health Care Center on March 25, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 10:45 AM Monday, April 2 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM prior to the funeral service at the church.  Burial will follow in St. Barbara's Catholic Cemetery, Witt, Illinois.

Mary was born on June 15, 1941 to William and Minnie (Hefley) Boehler. She married Louis Schwartz on June 30, 1962. He preceded her in death on August 8, 2016.

She attended St. Louis Catholic Grade School and graduated from Nokomis High School. She retired from Roller Derby Skate Co. in Litchfield. She was a member of St. Louis Church and St. Barbara’s in Witt.

Mary was an avid Cubs and Illini sports fan. She had a kind heart, beautiful smile, and strong faith in God. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, watching nature, reading books, and spending time with her family and friends. Everyone that met her always had something nice to say about her.

Mary is survived by her son, Father Rodney Schwartz of Pana and a daughter, Trisha Chacera (husband Brad) of Witt, and two granddaughters, Lauren and Kacie Chachera of Witt. Sister, Noma Niehaus of Litchfield, brothers, Darrell Boehler of Makanda, and Lawrence (Larry) Boehler of Mulberry Grove. Brothers William Boehler, Jr. and Gerald Boehler preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be donated to the St. Louis Catholic School, Witt Public Library or Envision of Witt.

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Bill and Kathy Gilmore
   Posted Mon April 02, 2018
Dear Rodney and Trisha,

We were so sorry to hear that your mom passed away. We are thinking of all of you.
We imagine that this is a very busy time for you now, so we hope to talk with you again soon.
We are thankful that we had a wonderful visit with Mary a while ago. We will always remember her happy and loving manner.
Bill and Kathy Gilmore

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