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Mary Schartz, 99 - July 09, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Schartz, 99, of Larned, KS, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Country Living of Larned.
A vigil and rosary service was conducted on Thursday, July 13, at Beckwith Mortuary. Funeral Mass took place on Friday, July 14, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Bernard Felix officiating. Burial was at the Belpre Catholic Cemetery.
Schartz was born Dec. 4, 1917, at Chanute, KS, the daughter of John A., Jr. and Nellie E. Hanville Northart. She was a lifetime resident of the area.
On June 2, 1937, she married William (Bill) J. Schartz at Ellinwood. He later passed away on June 8, 2007.
Schartz spent her life as a homemaker and loved being a farm wife, the family said.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar Society, both of Larned.
Schartz was preceded in death by: her husband, William; a son, Robert A. Schartz; two brothers—Paul and Leo Northart; two sisters—Ella Bonham and Betty Simmonis.
Survivors include: her two sons—LeRoy William (Elnora) Schartz of Sedgwick, KS, and Daniel Jerome (Mary) Schartz of Gothenburg; her daughter, Patricia A. Thompson of Larned; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the Mary E. Schartz Memorial Fund in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477, Larned, KS 67550.