Edwin A. Schweitz, age 92, of Stevens Point, WI, passed away on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at Saint Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point. He was born in Chicago, IL on May 13, 1920, a son of the late Adolf and Ida Schweitz.
Edwin served in the U.S. Marines Corps during World War II. He married Ruth Anderson on August 7, 1943 in Chicago, IL. She preceded him in death on April 16, 2011.
Survivors include his Sons: Larry Schweitz, LaGrange Park, IL; Paul (Martha) Schweitz, Wilmette, IL; Grandchildren: Gregory Schweitz; Helen Schweitz; Monica Schweitz and Seth. Besides his parents and wife he was also preceded in death by two sisters - Viola Taylor and Anita Bokowski.
Funeral Services will be held at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst at 11:30 AM on Saturday, January 19th, 2013, with Pastor Steve Olson officiating. Interment will be in the Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held on Friday, from 5:30 - 8:30 PM at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst and on Saturday, from 10:30 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on Jan. 17, 2013