Gilbert 'Gib' Schwartz
Published on -11/1/2012, 8:16 PM
Gilbert "Gib" Schwartz, 103, Gorham, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Via Christi Village Care Center, Hays.
He was born July 21, 1909, on the family farm south of Gorham to Fred and Anne (Bushell) Schwartz.
He married Cleo M. Schritchfield on June 1, 1938, in Gorham. She preceded him in death Sept. 16, 2010.
He was lifetime farmer and was one of the founders of Gorham Community Church.
He enjoyed his family, friends, helping others and fishing.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Legleiter and husband, Dennis, Gorham; two granddaughters, Tina O'Connor, Victoria, and Tammi Legleiter, Gorham; and a great-grandson, Dayton Legleiter, Gorham.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Sylvia Baxter; and a grandson-in-law, John O'Connor.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gorham Community Church, 101 Clifford, Gorham, KS 67640; burial in Winterset Cemetery, south of Gorham.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Gorham Community Church or Winterset Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.