Mary E. Schwartz, 91 of Sun Prairie (formerly of Waterloo) passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at her home at Sun Prairie Health Center.
Mary was born on April 19, 1925 in the Town of Orion, WI, the daughter of Denis and Florence (Suda) Delaney. She is a 1943 graduate of Avoca High School and a 1946 graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing. On May 5, 1950, she married Ralph Schwartz in Cave Rock, NV. The couple enjoyed 47 years of marriage until his death in 1997. Mary worked as an RN for many years at a number of hospitals and she and Ralph owned the Schwartz Nursing Home in Waterloo for 20 plus years. Mary had an unforgettable personality and a quick, Irish tongue. Her whit often got Mary in to "trouble", as she often spoke before she thought - this was one of Mary's most endearing qualities. She was a wife, mother, and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed a joke and knew how to have a good time. She was a devout parishioner of St. Albert the Great Catholic Church of Sun Prairie and will be dearly missed.
She is survived by: her Sons David (Mary) Schwartz of Medford and Fred (Peggy) Schwartz of Helenville; Grandchildren Tammy (Steve) Belanger, Theresa Ulam, Dawn Joles, James (Patty Harder) Grueneberg, Jessica Schwartz, Fritz Schwartz, Nick Schwartz, and Stuart Schwartz; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great, great-grandchildren and 1 on the way; Sister Barbara (Roger) Renz. Mary is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mary is preceded in death by: her parents, husband, Brothers John and James, and Sister Margaret Driskill and Kathy Klubertanz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church of Sun Prairie with Msgr. Donn Heiar presiding. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10:00AM until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery of Waterloo following the service.
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, 10:00am - 11:00am, St. Albert the Great Catholic
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, 11:00am, St. Albert the Great Catholic
Oak Hill Cemetery