Jacob I. Schwartz

Jacob I. Schwartz, 75, of Geneva passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017. He was born on May 11, 1942 to Daniel C. & Mary J. (Wickey) Schwartz. He was married on June 6, 1963 to Mary S. Miller. She preceded him in death on February 13, 1971. He was then married on April 3, 1975 to Lizzieann J. Byler.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Daniel (Rachel) Schwartz; and Jacob (Katie) Schwartz, both of Geneva; and Samuel Schwartz at home; six daughters, Mary (Daniel) Schwartz of Linesville, Pennsylvania; Susan (Samuel M.) Schwartz of Portland; Lydia (Menno) Schwartz; and Katie (David) Schwartz, both of Berne; Lizzie (Jerry) Schwartz of Geneva; and Frances (Samuel) Schwartz of Monroe; two brothers, David I. Schwartz of Berne; and John I. Schwartz of Milroy; three sisters, Mary (Sam) Wickey; and Becky (John) Schwartz, both of Berne; and Frances (Levi) Wickey of Geneva; sister-in-law, Lizzie (Schwartz) Eicher of Geneva; brother-in-law, William Schrock; 71 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son; grandson; granddaughter; great-grandson; two brothers, Christian I. and Daniel I. Schwartz; two sisters, Leah I. Schrock; and Lizzie I. Wickey, and step-brother-in-law; Amos A. Eicher.

Visitation was from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 and 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 18 at his residence at 9100S 150E, Geneva. Funeral services were at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 19 at his residence. Officiating was Bishop Dave Girod. Burial was at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Geneva.

Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.