Beatrice E. Swartz, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born on Feb. 28, 1930, in Lima, to Emmitt Cloyd and Beola Estella Long Stotts, and they preceded her in death.
She married Leon J. Swartz, and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by three sons, David Leon (Bessie) Swartz of Pueblo West, Colo., Ronny Lee (Marty) Swartz of San Diego, Calif., and Carl Edward (Amy) Swartz of Lima; three daughters, Eileen K. Zink of St. Marys, Barbara L. (Ken) Burden of Wapakoneta and Debra A. (Joe) Koenig of Wapakoneta; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren; a brother; a sister.
Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Rev. Dottie Kaiser will officiate.
Burial will follow in Allentown Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.