Adeline C. 'Dody' Schwartz

Adeline C. “Dody” Schwartz, 95, of Uniondale, IN, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 8 p.m. at Heritage Pointe, in Warren, IN.

Mrs. Schwartz graduated from New Haven High School in 1940 and attended Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing from 1942 to 1945. She served as a second lieutenant in the Army Nurses Corps from 1945 to 1947. After the war, she worked as an LPN for the Wells County Hospital and Caylor-Nickel Clinic. She served as Wells County Health Department nurse for 18 years, retiring in 1988.

She served on the executive board of Community and Family Services in Wells County, now the Wells County Council on Aging. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, in Uniondale, where she served as secretary of the Women’s Auxiliary, taught Sunday school and helped with Bible school.

She was born Dec. 12, 1921, in New Haven to Herman F. and Clara S. Moeller Rebber. She married George E. Schwartz on April 21, 1946, in Louisville, KY, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 2011.

Survivors include a daughter, Jacqueline Evans, of Richmond, VA; three sons, Geoff J. (Carolyn) Schwartz, of Upland; Tim K. Schwartz, of Bluffton; and Brian D. (Kay) Schwartz, of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, April 28, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a memorial service following at 3 p.m., at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home, in Bluffton. Rev. Michael Tamorria will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the American Legion Post 111 honor guards. Burial will be at Elm Grove Cemetery, in Bluffton.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

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