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Kimbert Schwartz Obituary
KIMBERT F. SCHWARTZ, 79 WINNEBAGO - Kimbert "Kim" F. Schwartz, 79, of Winnebago died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at home, surrounded by loved ones. Born Oct. 16, 1933, in Pecatonica, son of Bruno and Olga (Meyers) Schwartz. Graduated from Pecatonica High School in 1955. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps from Aug. 7, 1953, to August 6, 1956, during the Korean War. Kim married Doris C. Cook on Aug. 31, 1957, in Second Congregational Church, Rockford. A pipe fitter by trade, he retired from Barker Rockford Co. in 1999. Kim then kept busy and truly loved being a car wash attendant at the Winnebago Super Wash, retiring in 2011. He was an active member of the Winnebago Masonic Lodge 745 AF & AM, Freeport Scottish Rites, Ritualistic Divan of the Tebala Shriners and Pecatonica Post 8416 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kim enjoyed the Winnebago McDonalds's breakfast club and playing cards, specifically cribbage. He dearly loved watching his grandchildren's activities and sporting events. Kim is lovingly survived by daughters, Pam Schnurr of Caledonia and Stacy (Lynn) Carver of Winnebago; grandchildren, Stephanie (Tom) Snyder of Pecatonica, Kim (Brian) Fish of Byron, and Kaleb Schwartz and Abbey Carver, both of Winnebago; and great-grandchildren, Alex and Michelle Snyder and Brianna Fish; brother, Jon (Marilyn) Schwartz of Polo; sister, Audrey Kelly of Springfield, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by parents; wife, Doris, on June 27, 2011; son, Bruce Kim Schwartz on Dec. 23, 1984; and sisters, LuAnn Desmond and Molly Tarbert. Service at noon Thursday, Nov. 1, at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., with Masonic Rites at 9:30 a.m.; the Rev. Amy Poust, pastor of Pecatonica United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial in Pecatonica Cemetery. Visitation from 10 a.m. to service time. A memorial will be established. To sign the guest book, give your condolences or light a candle, visit genandtfuneralhome.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 30 to Oct. 31, 2012
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