Audrey J. Schwermer Feb. 13, 1927 - Sept. 8, 2019

Audrey J. Schwermer

Audrey J. Schwermer, 92, New Carlisle, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at 8:15 a.m. in Hamilton Communities Inc., New Carlisle, Indiana.

A private service will be held at a later date. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel in Michigan City is handling arrangements.

She was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Michigan City, Indiana, to the late Otto and Bessie (Stibbe) Schultz. On Dec. 10, 1949, in Michigan City, Indiana, she married Donald Schwermer, who preceded her Aug. 23, 2015.

Surviving are three daughters, Janet (Patrick) Stanaszek of La Porte, Indiana, Sandra (Matthew) Henry of La Porte, Indiana, and Jill (Michael) Nygren of Michigan City, Indiana; son, Michael Schwermer of Michigan City, Indiana; eight grandchildren, Jeff (Beth) Strauss, Matthew Henry, Zachary Stanaszek, Michael (Gina) Henry, Ellen (Paul) Chumbley, Erin Schwermer, Alex Nygren and Bradley Nygren; eight great-grandchildren, Jack Henry, Max Henry, Luke Henry, Nolan Boller, Henry Chumbley, Samantha Strauss, Elise Cawelti and Josh Cawelti; sister, Verna Blake of New Carlisle, Indiana; and brother, Dale Schultz of Michigan City, Indiana. She was preceded in death by father, Otto Schultz; mother, Bessie Schultz; husband, Donald Schwermer; four brothers, John Schultz, Glen Schultz, Louis Schultz and Donald Schultz; and three sisters, Betty Bruhler, Marjorie Emerich and Carol Ludington.

Audrey was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Services of Northern Indiana, P.O. Box 4204, South Bend, Indiana 46634.

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