1923 – 2008
Myrtle Schwartz passed away peacefully in Polson Extended Care on January 26, 2008, at age 84. Myrtle was born to Adam and Elizabeth Bohnet as the 13th child of 17 in Orion, Alberta, on December 29, 1923. She married Gideon Schwartz on July 3, 1943 in Calgary, Alberta. Myrtle was survived by daughter Eleanora (Ron), sons, David (predeceased Hazel), Vernon (Velma), Leon (Suzie), 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Myrtle was Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother to many more children she thought of as her own. Myrtle was predeceased by husband Gideon (1990), 2 daughters, a son, a granddaughter and daughter-in-law. Myrtle will be lovingly remembered for her perseverance in hard times, her green thumb and especially her crocheting. Funeral Services will be held at the Vernon Funeral Home at 1:00p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2008. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or charity of your choice.