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Elizabeth S. “Libby” Schwartz

Elizabeth S. “Libby” Schwartz, age 92, of Breese, formerly of Kirkwood, MO, died at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Breese Nursing Home in Breese.  She was born May 21, 1918 in Wilmington, DE, the daughter of the late Harry and Ann (Newlin) Springer.

She married Howard W. Schwartz. He preceded her in death.  She is survived by 1 niece, Patricia (Dennis) Easton of Kirkwood, MO; 2 nephews: John “Jack” Lampen (and fiance Lisa Henderson) of Breese, and William (Laurie) Lampen of Highland; 11 Great-nieces and nephews: Anne Marie, Jennifer, John, Katie, Elizabeth, Mark, Matthew, Christopher, Michael, Nick and Alison; 7 great-great nieces and nephews; and a brother-in-law, John Lampen, Sr. of Breese.  She was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Jane Lampen; a nephew, Thomas E. Lampen; and a niece, Claire Lampen.  Libby was a member of the Bell Club, a club for the deaf, in St. Louis.

There will be no visitation.  Private graveside services will be held. Memorials may be given to the Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Thomas Episcopal Church for the Deaf, or to Heartland Hospice.

/Editor’s note: Libby Schwartz was an associate member of CIDAA for many years/.