Marilyn R. Schwent

Marilyn R. Schwent of St. Mary died on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was 80 years old

She was born January 9, 1940, in Ste. Genevieve, a daughter of Joseph W. Bader and Marie H. (Viox) Bader.

She was married to Raymond P. Schwent on August 22, 1959, and he survives in St. Mary.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Dale Schwent and his wife Penny (Bohnert) of Schaumburg, Illinois; one sister, Dolores M. Gidley of Red Bud, Illinois; two brothers, Francis “Sonny” Bader and his wife Gloria of St. Mary, Robert H. Bader and his wife Robyn of St. Louis; three grandchildren, Daniel Schwent and his wife Emily (Hoffman), Amy Brady and her husband Kyle, Emily Rose Schwent; and one great-grandchild, Madelyn Brady.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Mark Schwent.

She was a member of St. Ann’s Confraternity of Christian Mothers and American Legion Auxillary. She volunteered her time at the nursing home, doing nails for residents. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She enjoyed baking, and her specialties were coconut cream pie and homemade cinnamon rolls. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral services were Thursday, January 23, at the Church of Ste. Genevieve. Rev. James Schaefer officiated. Burial was at Immaculate Conception in St. Mary. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donors choice.

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