Joan Schwartz

Saturday, June 19, 2004

Ruth "Joan" Schwartz, 73, of Scott City died Friday, June 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Yankton, S.D., daughter of James Frank and Alyce Ellen Fallon Ross. She and Albert George Schwartz Jr. were married May 24, 1955, at Benton, Mo. He died Nov. 23, 1969.

Schwartz was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church at Kelso, Mo.

Survivors include a son, James Schwartz of Bloomington, Ill.; three daughters, Mary Loos and Norma Robinette of Jackson, Phyllis Stehlin of St. Charles, Mo.; three brothers, Robert Ross of Chaffee, Mo., Tom Ross of Benton, Bill Ross of St. Louis; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The parish rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine Church, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating. Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery.