Schwier, Thelma F., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 at her home. Age 90 years. The daughter of the late Henry and Francis (Sandow) Neuenfeldt, Thelma was born April 7, 1922 in Richland Township, Michigan. She married Robert A. Schwier on August 23, 1952. He predeceased her August 9, 1985. Thelma was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. She graduated from Midland High School in 1941 and continued her education at a business college. Thelma was employed at Dow Chemical Company for 10 years and then General Motors Corp. for nearly 40 years until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of the General Motors Reitrees and was an avid golfer and bowler. Surviving are two daughters, Susan S. Schwier and Jeff Steckert, with whom she made her home; Rebecca Lawson and her husband Dennis Tafoya, Freeland; four grandchildren, Holly Adams, Anthony Schwier, Donald Lawson IV and Joshua Schwier; one great-granddaughter, Morgan Adams; Lois Schmidt, who was like a sister to her; several nieces and nephews. Thelma was preceded in death by a step-son, Barry Wm. Schwier, and by one brother, Clarence Neuenfeldt. Funeral service will take place on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church. Rev. William Weis will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and at Peace Lutheran Church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the wishes of the family. www.snowfuneralhome.net