Pearl Schwochow, 98, died on January 24, 2020 at Stein Hospice, Sandusky. She was born December 5, 1921 to Jacob P. and Emma (Doerner) Heyman in Bellevue, graduated in 1939 from Bellevue High School, and then attended Tiffin Business School. On October 30, 1943, she married Norman Schwochow, and they celebrated 70 years of marriage together until his death in 2014.
She held secretarial positions at Gallipolis State Hospital, Davidson Enamel, and Rossford Ordinance Depot and later at Firelands Medical Clinic in Bellevue, retiring in 1982.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, the Clyde Landscape Committee, a board member of the Heymann Historical Society, Clyde Garden Club and the "Organizers" home organ club.
Pearl was an avid flower gardener and bird watcher. Her other hobbies included flower arranging, pressed flower pictures, oil painting, crossword puzzles, reading poetry, traveling and playing the organ. However, her faith and her love for and unwavering devotion to family were most important in her life.
She is survived by sons, Gene of Clyde and Stephen of Golden, Colorado and by nephews and nieces in Ohio and Florida. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and stepfather and by her sister, Joyce (Rolland Cann of Sandusky.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio from 10:00 am until the service at Noon at the funeral home, with Rev. Kurt Luebkeman officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde.
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