Clipped From The Des Moines Register
MARY LOUISE SCHWECHEL New Sharon Mary Louise Schwechel, 61 , of New Sharon died of a heart ailment Monday at Mahaska County Hospital in Oska-loosa. Oska-loosa. Oska-loosa. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at New Sharon Friends Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be at Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Mrs. Schwechel was born in Oskaloosa Oskaloosa and had lived in Richland and Glidden before moving to New Sharoru in 1964. She was a retired kindergarten kindergarten teacher in New Sharon and a former pastor. She most recently had worked with Mobile Missionary Assistance Assistance Program and had worked on a 14-mission 14-mission 14-mission project throughout the United States and Canada. She also was involved with Camp Quaker Heights. She enjoyed music, table games, reading and crocheting. She is survived by her husband, Dale; two sons, David of Boone and John of Norwalk; and five grandchildren. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Harden Funeral Home in New Sharon, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to her church or Camp Quaker Heights.