Obit: Schwarze, Sylvia #2 (1910 - 2011)


Contact: Audery Roedl


Surnames: Schwarze, Schuette, Jerovitz


----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI 22 june 20110


Schwarze, Sylvia (01 JAN 1910-14 JUNE 2011)


Sylvia A. Schwarze, 101, Greenwood, died on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., on Friday, June 17, at Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood. Rev. Timothy Biebert officiated. Burial followed in the Greenwood City Cemetery.


Sylvia A. Schwarze was born on Jan. 1, 1910, in the Town of Green Grove, Clark County, the daughter of Albert and Louise (nee Jerovitz) Schuette. She was raised on the family farm and graduated from Greenwood High School. She then enrolled in a business school in La Crosse, which she attended for one year. After completing business school, she returned to Greenwood and worked at Farmers & Merchants Bank. She married Wesley Schwarze on Sept. 5, 1942. The lived in Greenwood and she continued to work at the bank until retiring in 1975. After retirement, they moved to Mead Lake. She also managed the Black River View Apartments in Greenwood until 1980. Her husband, Wesley died on April 13, 1970. She continued to live at Mead Lake until moving to Neillsville in 1982. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenwood, until its closing, and then attended St. John’s Lutheran Church, Neillsville. She was active in the National Association for Retired Federal Employees. She had many interests, but especially enjoyed flowers, dancing, reading, knitting, crocheting, and helping people. She was very independent and was an excellent cook.


She is survived by one nephew, William (Jennifer) Schuette, Unity.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wesley, and two brothers, Ottmer Schuette and Elmer Schuette.


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Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.



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