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Joyce Ann Schwyn
Joyce Ann Schwyn, age 78, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 8, 2018, after a 3 1/2 year battle with pancreatic cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 20, 1939 to Kenneth and Hazel (Saeger) Fetterman in Swanton, Ohio.
Joyce worked for Farmers and Merchant bank before she had children and after children she was a stay at home mother. Later she worked for Evergreen Local Schools and NwOESC retiring in 1994. She was a faithful member of Lytton Zion United Church of Christ for 57 years where she was an active member. Joyce was a 4-H advisor for 40 years. Joyce enjoyed sewing, painting ceramics, growing plants and being with her family. She enjoyed teaching her talents to her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Robert Schwyn, sons Robert (Linda) Schwyn, Dennis (Ginger) Schwyn and daughters Beverly (Kevin) Noe, Sheri (Aaron) Call; brothers Hal (Susan) Fetterman, Max (Pat) Fetterman, sister Debra (John) Langenderfer, Butch (Marilyn) Blaylock; 12 grandchildren; Derek (Ashley) Schwyn, Steven Schwyn, Brandon Schwyn, Megan Schwyn, Jody Schwyn, Ryan Schwyn, Mariah Call, Kendalyn Noe, Carissa Call, Rachael Noe, Alyssa Noe, and Shane Call and a great grand child on the way.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Don Fetterman.
Family and friends may visit Sunday, February 11th from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631). A Memorial service will be held Monday, February 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Dunnifon officiating. Interment will follow at Fulton Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network- www.pancan.org or Lytton-Zion United Church of Christ, 12910 County Rd. 5, Delta, OH 43515.
Sending my condolences to the entire Schwyn family. May you find peace in her passing and comfort in your memories of her.
Sherry Mizer Cardenas Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your wife, mother, grandmother. What a testament to Joyce that she raised such amazing children. May you find comfort knowing that her legacy will live on through you, her grandchildren and soon-to-arrive, great-grandchild.
Karen (Pilliod) May and family Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
My deepest sympathy in the passing of your wife,mother,grandmother.She was a very loved person,I was privilege to now her.Prayers and thoughts go out to the family
Janet Hunt (Foster) Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
Dear Bob and Family: Please accept our sympathy on the passing of your wife, Mom & Grandma. We were very sorry to learn of this.
Dick & Penny Reder Feb 11 2018 12:00 AM
Over 41 years ago Joyce, with her amazing creativity and love, made for us a wedding gift - a glittered goose egg, opened to reveal a bride and groom inside, and with our names and date on the back retrieved from our reception napkins. This beautiful ornament has hung on our Christmas trees ever since, including last year, as a testament to her great heart, energy and "above-and-beyond" generosity. We love telling our guests its story. We think of her every time we see it, and will continue to put the ornament in a prominent place on our trees going forward. Joyce made the world a better place, and as one of the older of our cousins, set a sterling example for the rest of us to model. God bless and comfort all of you who loved her; re-Joyce in knowing we will see her again "when Christ shall come, with shout of acclamation!"
Bob and Jan Schneider Feb 10 2018 12:00 AM
Bob and Family, You have my Sympathy on Joyce's passing. Ruth only suffered a little over two years with her cancer.
Hal Griffin Feb 10 2018 12:00 AM
Dear Fetterman and Schwyn families, Let God's promise soften your sorrow. Deepest sympathy, John W. and Carla Laver
John W. and Carla Laver Feb 10 2018 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Joyce Schwyn
Dawn Hill Feb 9 2018 12:00 AM
A Basket Garden was sent on February 9, 2018
Our world is a bit dimmer now, without her smile. Joyce will certainly be missed here - but we'll rejoice with her in heaven. blessings - Quentin & Diana Burkey Cindy Burkey Vickie (Burkey) and Tim Taylor
Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2018 12:00 AM
A Table Basket was ordered on February 9, 2018
Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2018 12:00 AM