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Dorothy Schwartz

March 14, 1930 — October 13, 2023

Chappell, Nebraska

Dorothy Schwartz, 93, formerly of Chappell passed away Friday, October 13, 2023 in Greeley, Colorado.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chappell with Reverend Neil Carlson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Chappell Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until service time Wednesday at the church.

The funeral service will be streamed live via the Holechek-Bondegard Facebook page ( and available to watch after the service.

Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home and Cremations in Chappell is serving the Schwartz family.

Memorials in Dorothy's name can be made to the Zion Lutheran Church or the Chappell Senior Center.

Dorothy was born in Denver CO. March 14th 1930. Her parents were Albert and Helen (Schwynoch) Huston of Julesburg CO. She attended school at Sedgwick County High School in Julesburg as well as worked at Shaw’s Bakery. 

She was united in marriage to Myron Schwartz in Chappell, Sept. 7th, 1947. To this union they had four children. Myra Lynne, LeAnne Helen, Darrel William and Dennis Duane. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. 

Myron and Dorothy farmed from 1947 to 2003 East of Chappell on the Schwartz family farm. She also worked at the Bonus Shop and Gambles hardware for several years. She loved sewing, cooking and spending time socializing. Active in the church with Sunday school, many school activities and later provided daycare for several children in the community.

Dorothy was loved and cherished by her friends and family. She will be dearly missed by many.

Preceded in death by her husband; Myron Schwartz; daughter LeAnne Sewald; son-in-law Michael Potter Sr; her parents Albert and Helen Huston.

Survived by children Myra Potter, Darrel Schwartz (Kathy), Dennis Schwartz. Grandchildren Michelle, Melissa, Michael, Tyler, Trevor, Kalie, Kyle, Erin, Emilee and Nicholas. Great-grandchildren Marcus, James, Sam, Shawn, Amanda, Alexis, Jayson, Taya, David, Ava and Aunikah. As well as six great-great-grandchildren Michael, Jaxton, Thomas, Breanna, Broedyand Paislee.

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