July 26, 1962 - Aug. 12, 2013
SYRACUSE - Cynthia Ruthann Sawyer, 51, of Syracuse, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 1:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Kosciusko Community Hospital.
She was born July 26, 1962, in South Bend to Joseph and Laverne (Duncan) Linville. On July 26, 1980, she married Joel Sawyer at First Church of God in Nappanee.
Cynthia was a lifetime area resident. She was a graduate of NorthWood High School and a homemaker. She enjoyed her grandchildren and music.
She is survived by her husband, Joel; daughter Stephany (Josh) Satoski of Syracuse; sons Joseph Sawyer of Nappanee and Andrew (Alithia) Sawyer of Syracuse; 10 grandchildren; her mother, Laverne Linville of Nappanee; and brothers Ron (Nancy) Linville of Nappanee and Dennis (Teresa) Linville of Nappanee.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Linville, on June 25, 2013.
Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Union Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cynthia Sawyer Memorial Fund.