Esther C. Swartz, 98, of Center St., Bellevue, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2007, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 12, 1908, in Nevada, Ohio, the daughter of Jasper and Anna (Young) Markley, now deceased. Esther retired in 1969 from GE Bellevue Lamp Plant and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Eastern Star, Four County Young at Heart and the Nevada Grange.
Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Sylvester of Bellevue and Pat (George) Majoy of Boca Raton, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Irvin Markley of Florida.
In addition to her parents, three brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Foos and Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St., Bellevue, where funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Wally Seible of St. John's Lutheran Church will officiate.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Pre-School, 209 Southwest St., Bellevue, OH 44811
Condolences may be shared at foosandsonfuneralhome.com.