Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Dorothy E. McKay Schwartz - Rest In Peace

Dorothy E. Schwartz, 95, of Pleasant View Home in Inman, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

She was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Claflin to Walter and Flossie (Hummel) McKay. She was a graduate of Russell High School.

She married Ralph W. Schwartz on Dec. 14, 1936, in Russell. He preceded her in death April 28, 1998.

Survivors include four children, Dwayne Schwartz, Houston, Dennis Schwartz, Wichita, Donna St. Aubyn, Hutchinson, and Don Schwartz, St. Marys; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence and Kenneth McKay.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601; private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Pleasant View Home, 108 N. Walnut, Inman, KS 67546, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithley@ruraltel.net.
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My sister Fran and I met and visited with Dorothy in 2009. She was our late Father's cousin. She actually visited my Uncle's home in Medford OR on the day of Uncle Don's funeral.

When we met, she gazed into our faces and cried because she could see our Father's faces. When we looked in her face, we could see our Father's eyes and the similarity between her face and Father's face.

Walter and Flossie McKay, with their children - Clarence, Kenneth, and Dorothy
What a dear, sweet, strong, and lovely woman Dorothy was. May you rest with the angels and in the arms of our loved ones who have passed on.

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