Eleanor (Reinweiler) Schwable, 90, Milan, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 29, 2008, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center following a brief illness.
Ellie was born June 5, 1918, in Milan, daughter of the late Frances (Meyer) and John Reinweiler. She married Robert C.Schwable, May 6, 1944, in Shelby, Ohio, and he survives.
Ellie was a homemaker and worked at the former Moravian Villa in Milan.
She was a member ofSt. Anthony's Catholic Church where she was a religion teacher and a member of the PrayerNetwork. She was also a member of the Alter Rosary Society and as a member she planned birthday parties and prayed the rosary with residents of the nursing home.
Ellie will be sadly missed by her husband of 65 years, Robert; daughters, Marjorie Fada of The Villages, Fla., and Jane (Steven) Scheid of Milan; grandchildren, Alys, Valerie, Jason, Rhonda, Mark, Michael, Steven and John; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Beatrice Johnson and Elsie Reinweiler of Shelby; and special friend, Earl Sartor of Sandusky.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday in Groff Funeral Home, Milan Chapel, One South Main St., Milan. Prayers will be recited at9:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Main Street, Milan. Burial will follow in Milan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions maybe made to St. Anthony'sCemetery Fund.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.