Elma E. Schwartz
Elma E. Schwartz, 83, of Monroe died on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. She was born on June 12, 1931 in Adams County to Peter and Emily (Schwartz) Hilty. She was married on October 21, 1951 to Chris R. Schwartz.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish.
She is survived by four daughters, Anne E. (Mark) Girod of Monroe; Emma E. (Manuel) Girod of New Haven; and Rosie E. Schwartz; and Elma E. Schwartz, both at home; three sons, Daniel E. (Sovilla) Schwartz; John E. (Adeline) Schwartz; and Sam E. (Edna) Schwartz, all of Monroe; three half-brothers, Amos E. Hilty of Bluffton; William E. Hilty of Berne; and Joni E. Hilty of Geneva; 50 grandchildren; and 137 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-mom, Elizabeth Schwartz; her husband on June 3, 1992; four brothers; four sisters; a step-brother; and two step-sisters.
Visitation was from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 and will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at the John E. Schwartz residence, 1717E 100S, Monroe. Funeral services will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 also at the John E. Schwartz residence. Officiating will be Bishop Joe L.D. Schwartz.
Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the guest book, click on www.hshfuneralhome.com.
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