Ray Schwarze

Schwarze, Ray H.

Ray H. Schwarze, 71 of Fond du Lac, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at Froedert Hospital, Milwaukee. He was born on June 3, 1941, in Beaver Dam, the son of Harold and Violet Ost Schwarze. He was a graduate of Mayville High School Class of 1959. On March 25, 1960, he married JoAnne Leichtle in Baltimore, Maryland, while serving in the United States Navy. Ray was president and owner of Ray's TV & Appliance since 1975. Ray was a member of Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. Ray was involved in the Fond du Lac Noon Kiwanis, Corvette Club, Fond du Lac Elks Lodge No. 57 B. P.O.E.and many Wildlife Banquets. He enjoyed spending quality time with his yellow lab "Bart" and hunting outdoors.

SURVIVORS: Ray is survived by his wife, JoAnne Schwarze, Fond du Lac; two children, Stephanie (Tony) Doll, Fond du Lac; and Michael (Amie) Schwarze, Fond du Lac; two grandchildren, Eric and Allison Doll. Ray is further survived by a sister-in-law, Karen Schwarze, Wisconsin Rapids. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Donn Schwarze.

VISITATION: Friends may call on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, 20 Wisconsin American Drive, Fond du Lac.

FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. Reverend David Pavesic will officiate. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum.

"Thank you Fond du Lac and the surrounding areas for all the support you gave Ray the last 38 years at Ray's TV & Appliance."

In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established in Ray's memory.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For additional information and guest book go to www.ueckerwitt.com


Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Feb. 24, 2013