Ann L. McWherter
Ann L. McWherter
  • August 14, 1942 - October 24, 2017
  • Elk Grove, California

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Ann Louise (Schwietert) McWherter, 75, of Elk Grove, passed away October 24, 2017, in her home after a brief battle with breast cancer.

Ann was born August 14, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Ed and Mary Schwietert. Her family relocated from Norwood, Ohio in 1958, to Sacramento, California. She attended Elk Grove High School and she graduated in 1960. She attended CSUS Sacramento.. She married Jerry McWherter in 1964 and was married 46 years. She began her lengthy career working for the State of California in 1966 and in 1981 was requested by Governor Jerry Brown to move to the Department of Personnel Administration, from which she retired in the year 2000. Upon retirement, she continued work as a consultant for CalPERS and served as President of RPEA (Retired Public Employees Association) from 2008-2010. She continued her involvement with RPEA up until the time of her death. She also served on the board of the Elk Grove Adult Community Training program for a number of years.

Ann is survived by her children, Sherry (Don) Herring, Dan (Melissa) McWherter, James McWherter and Kevin Stephenson, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Jerry, son Jerry Jr. "Skip", daughter Laurie, Sister Mary. She also leaves behind, brothers David and Paul and sister Jean and numerous nieces and nephews.

Viewing to take place at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger on October 30 from 5-7.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Elk Grove on October 31 at 11:00 AM.

Burial is private.