Rita M. Schwiefert, 80, of Norwalk and formerly of Monroeville, died early Friday morning, June 29, 2007, in her daughter's home.
She was born March 12, 1927, in Sandusky and had lived most of her life in Monroeville. Rita was a life member of the Brothers of the Third Wheel.
She is survived by two sons, Danny (Roxanne) Schwiefert of Forsyth, Miss. ,a nd Mark Schwiefert of Marion, Ohio; two daughters, Pamela J. Fortner of Wakeman and Diana (John) Metarko of Norwalk; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Walter H. Schwiefert in 1978; her parents, Leroy and Bessie (Kleinhan) Sprau; four sisters, Betty Mendes, Mary Likes, Patricia Koan and Geraldine Sprau; three brothers, Richard Sprau, Ralph Sprau and Gary Gunlach. Private graveside services will be at Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Memorial contributions may be sent in care of the family to P.O. Box 336, Wakeman, OH 44889.
Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.