Mrs. C. Mardell Swartz, 83, of the St. Vincent's Home, formerly of 1839 South 12th, Quincy, died at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday (December 18, 2012) in St. Vincent's Home.
Born October 16, 1929 in Barry, Illinois, Mardell was the daughter of Cloyd and Glenna Hack Schultz. She was married to Harold Swartz.
Mardell was a member of Union United Methodist Church. She enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing and deer hunting with her son, Steve and was his biggest supporter with his boat racing activities. Mardell held many offices with the N.B.R.A. and the Outboard Driver's Association (O.D.A.) and served as a score keeper for many of the races sponsored by those organizations.
Mardell was a graduate of Barry High School, Gem City Business College, and in the 1980's she received her Accociate Degree from John Wood Community College. She was employed as an office manager for Master Tank, Kalo Innoculate and Steve Nosser Ford until she opened her own business with Helen Whitlock, Best In Business Systems, which she operated until her retirement.
Survivors include her son, Steve Swartz (Pam) of Quincy; a sister, Marjorie Potter (John) of Barry, IL; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mardell was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Joyce Elaine Swartz; two sons in infancy; a sister, Carrie Alice Pennewell; and three brothers, Albert Elmo Schultz, Frank Schultz and Donald Leroy Schultz.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Morwell. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Saturday until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Vincent's Home.