Christian M. Schwartz

Christian M. Schwartz, 89, of Berne passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at his home. He was born on February 16, 1927 in Adams County to Jacob F. and Margaret T. (Schwartz) Schwartz. He was married to Susan Schwartz, who preceded him in death. He was then married to Katie Wenger.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish and a farmer.

He is survived by his wife; five sons, Jacob T. (Rosa) Schwartz of Monroe; and Dan T. (Dehla) Schwartz; Christian T. Schwartz, Jr.; Amos T. (Maryann) Schwartz; and Samuel T. (Elizabeth) Schwartz, all of Berne; six daughters, Elizabeth T. (Ernest) Schwartz; Mary T. (Harvey) Christian; and Barbara T. Schwartz, all of Berne; Josephine T. (Ben C.) Christner; and Becky (Enos C.) Christner, both of Bryant; and Susan T. (Mose Q.) Schwartz of Licking, Missouri; son-in-law, Daniel Miller of Licking, Missouri; 87 grandchildren; and 320 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three daughters, Margaret Schwartz; Katie Schwartz; and Lovina Miller; three sons, Joe, Enos, and Emanuel Schwartz; five brothers, Jake, Samuel, Emanuel, Peter, and Daniel Schwartz; and four sisters, Elizabeth, Fannie, and Barbara Schwartz; and Josephine Christner.

Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3 and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the residence, 6737S 300E, Berne. Funeral services will be at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 5 also at the residence. Officiating will be Ben M. Girod. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Geneva.

Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.