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Sheila  Sue Schwartz
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  • Schwartz Grandchildren's College Eduation Fund

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“I was wondering if this is the Sheila Engle who lived in Wichita, Kansas. She went to Meridian school for kindergarten and lived on McCormick street...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Marcia Ohmie Ashton - Wichita, KS

“Sheila was a very good friend and we had many fun times in our high school days. It is with great sorrow to read of her death. May her family have...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Nuessen Duncan - Gardner, KS

“May Sheila's light always shine in our heart and memory!!! We look forward to seeing her again in heaven! ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Helen R. Scherer - Wichita,, KS

“May the Lord be with you all. May He comfort you at this time of great loss. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jill McGrath - Emporia, KS

“Sheila was the most amazing grandma, Birkley always speaks so highly of her, and I was personally impressed when I would see her with her...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Jo Smith - Lincoln, KS

“we will all miss u grandma we all love u very much hope you are having fun up in heaven i know that Gabe misses u a lot and so do I . Wish u did not...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Birkley Schwartz - Lincioln, KS

“Sheila you will truly be missed. although i had not seen you in years I still considered you a very special friend and will miss you greatly. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Joy Heins - emporia, KS - friend

“Taking care of Sheila was a great gift from God. I was blessed with a special friendship with Sheila and Steve. Every time I would think of them, I...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Sonya Sells - Hutchinson, KS

“It's still so unreal to know that you are no longer here with us, you will be greatly missed. Thank you so much for treating me like one of your own....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Andrea Abbott


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Sheila S. (Engle) Schwartz, 59, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2012, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and had been a McPherson resident since 1989, moving from Garden City.

She was born on February 18, 1953, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Edwin R. and Barbara A. (Miller) Engle. She graduated from high school in 1971 at Olpe, Kansas. Sheila was united in marriage to Steven A. Schwartz on Dec. 29, 1973, in Garden City.

She volunteered many years in the Garden City school system, and also started a quilting guild in Garden City.

Family members include: her husband, Steven of the home; son, Troy Schwartz of McPherson, KS; mother and step-father, Barbara and Floyd Hagins of Cottonwood Falls, KS; brother, Eddie Engle and wife, Chris, of Reese, KS; sisters, Terry Miller and her late husband, Bill, of Emporia, KS and Cheryl Stegman and husband, Mike, of Garden City, KS; two grandchildren, Birkley Schwartz of Lincoln, KS and Gabriel Schwartz of McPherson, KS; and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin Engle.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Friday, October 12, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Brian Perry officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday, October 11, at Stockham Family Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Memorial donations may be given to the Schwartz Grandchildren's Education Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.