Obit: Schwarz, Lester K. #2 (1916 - 2008)


Surnames: Schwarz, Berndt, Westrich, Nyberg, Anderson

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 30 Dec. 2008

Schwarz, Lester K. (17 Mar. 1916 - 22 Dec. 2008)

Lester K. Schwarz, 92, formerly of town of Grover, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Medford.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Medford. Interment of his cremated remains will be in Perkinstown Community Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation is from noon until service time Sunday at the church.

Schwarz was born March 17, 1916, to Reinhold and Minnie (Berndt) Schwarz. He married Gertrude Westrich May 27, 1939. She died July 26, 2004. The couple lived in Perkinstown and farmed for more than 55 years. He served on the Grover Town Board for more than 41 years; among his positions, he was town chairman for 27 years and 10 years as a town supervisor.

He is survived by children Sharon Nyberg of Hammond, Judy (Gary) Anderson of Rockford, Ill., Duane (Shirley) Schwarz of Medford and Wesley (Mary) Schwarz of the town of Hammel; 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.



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