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Saturday, December 8th, 2007
Solomon Schwartz
Solomon "Sol" B. Schwartz, 82, of Berne, Ind., died at 9:10 a.m. Dec. 5, 2007, at Swiss Village, Berne.
He was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Berne, to John and Barbara Schwartz. On Oct. 23, 1950, he married Ruth Eicher, who survives.
Other survivors are eight sons, Don (Penny), Willshire, Robert (Becky) and Christopher (Maundus), all of Bluffton, Ind., Steven (Christine), Mount Vernon, Anthony, O'Fallon, Ill., Myron (Liz), Celina, Kevin (Shekinha), Ashville, N.C., and David (Betty), Berne; a daughter, Sonja (Michael) Kelly, Berne; three brothers, Abe (Lydia Mae), Centerville, Mich., Amos (Neva), Geneva, Ind., and Joe (Rosa), Grabill, Ind.; a sister, Rachel Hostettler, Sturgis, Mich.; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He owned and operated Sol Schwartz Construction. He was a member of Evangelical Mennonite Church, Berne, and the former Kiwanis Club, Bluffton, Ind., and a committee member of the Miracle Youth Camp near Kalamazoo, Mich.
Services were today at the church, the Revs. Veryl Roth and Kent Fahl officiated. Burial was at the church cemetery.
Contributions can be made to Solid Rock Bible Camp, Soldotna, Alaska.
Arrangements were handled by Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton, Ind.
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