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Marjorie Helen Schwartz (Kreger)

July 15, 1928 — December 21, 2021

93, of Gagetown, died peacefully Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in Vadavilla Adult Foster Care of Unionville. She was born July 15, 1928 in Sandusky to Clarence and Nita (Peet) Kreger. She married Donald J. Schwartz on August 21, 1954 in St. Agatha Catholic Church, Gagetown.

Marjorie graduated from Sandusky High School in 1946. She worked for Detroit Edison Co. in Sandusky and in Caro for twelve years. Following some years spent raising her son, she returned to work as a teacher’s aide. Marjorie retired in the early 1990’s as the secretary of Gagetown Elementary School. Marjorie was a member of St. Agatha Catholic Church, did volunteer work for St. Agatha School and was secretary for several pastors. Together, she and her husband Don were proud supporters of the Thumb Octagon Barn. Marjorie loved genealogy and researching her family’s history. She enjoyed working outdoors especially in her flower and vegetable gardens.

Marjorie is survived by her son, Mark D. (Ann Lessner) Schwartz of Shorewood, WI; grandchildren: Justin Schwartz of West Allis, WI; Peter Schwartz of Shorewood, WI; Helen (Kyle) Anderson of Fitchberg, WI; sister-in-law, Betty Kreger; and her special friends, Barb and Herschel Adams of Gagetown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don; brother, Richard C. Kreger.

Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Agatha Catholic Church, Gagetown with Fr. Rob Pare officiating. Interment will be in St. Agatha Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Thumb Octagon Barn or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) . Family and friends may share memories, prayers, and stories at

Visitation: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in Our Lady Consolata Parish,
St. Agatha Catholic Church, Gagetown

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
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