Helmuth S. "Squeaky" SCHWICHTENBERG

SCHWICHTENBERG, Helmuth S., "Squeaky", 74, of Lake Placid, Fla., died Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Florida Hospital in Lake Placid. He was a native of Wisconsin born April 10, 1938, in Washington Co., son of Ms. Mataldae and Adolf Schwichtenberg. He was a US Army veteran. Squeaky served as a police officer in Washington Co. and a wrecker service officer in West Bend before coming to Lake Placid in 1988 from West Bend, WI. After moving to Lake Placid, he worked for Tom Clark as a wrecker officer and for George Mason Citrus as a truck driver. Squeaky was very generous with his time. He was an avid volunteer of disaster relief victims, making runs all throughout the states carrying relief items for those stricken. He was a member of Lake Placid Church of Christ, Moose, lifetime member of the VFW, and the American Legion. He was an avid follower of NASCAR and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Squeaky is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Donna Mae Ewert Schwichtenberg; children, Dean, James, Scott Sr., all of West Bend, WI and Jean of Slinger, WI; brother, Walter of Lomira, WI; 7 grandchildren; and he was blessed with 3 great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held locally at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 25 at the Lake Placid American Legion, and at a later date in Wisconsin. Memorial arrangements are under the loving devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home, 404 Plaza Avenue, Lake Placid, Florida 33852, 863-465-9997.

Funeral Home

Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home
404 Plaza Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852
(863) 465-9997

Published in TBO.com on Oct. 24, 2012