Carolyn Marie (Menz) Schwartz

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Carolyn Marie (Menz) Schwartz

Carolyn Marie (Menz) Schwartz passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1936, in a farm house east of Union City, Oklahoma. She attended grade school at St. Joseph’s school in Union City, high school at Mt. St. Mary’s in Oklahoma City and college at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.
Carolyn met her husband John at Benedictine College, and they married April 2, 1956, in Union City. After their marriage, they resided in Augusta, Kansas, for five years, later raising their family in Oklahoma City, followed by a move to Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1988, then Yukon, Oklahoma, in 2015.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and her parents. She is survived by her daughter, Diane Cerny and her husband, Bill, of Oklahoma City; and sons, John Schwartz of Cashion, and Edward Schwartz and his wife Brenda of Meeker. Carolyn is also survived by six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sister, Theresa Ramage of Yukon; and brother, David Menz of Yukon.
Carolyn retired from Sears in Oklahoma City in 1987. In Muskogee, Carolyn was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, New Friends of Muskogee and the Muskogee Area Quilters Guild.
While living in Yukon, Carolyn was a member of Grace Church – Episcopal and the Central Oklahoma Quilters Guild. Carolyn enjoyed reading, quilting, fishing, her grandchildren, traveling and her friends at Southern Plaza Assisted Living.
Viewing will be held 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Grace Church-Episcopal, Yukon, Oklahoma, with interment following at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Online condolences may be signed at http://www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, Oklahoma.