Dec. 3, 1945-April 27, 2014
WOOD?LAKE?- Services for Jerome Schwartz, 68, of Wood Lake will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Wood Lake. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Sunset Funeral Home in Echo, with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m., and will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will follow the service at St. John's Church Cemetery. Sunset Funeral and Cremation Association is caring for the family.
He died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Seasons Hospice House in Redwood Falls.
He was born Dec. 3, 1945, to Conrad and Elizabeth (Schroeder) Schwartz in Wood Lake. In 1967, he entered the United States Air Force. He spent one year and four months stationed in Okinawa and with five months left in the service, he was called back overseas to Thailand. He was honorably discharged.
He is survived by his special friend, Leona Sween of Volga, S.D.; two children, Jeff Schwartz of Wood Lake, and Janine DiGiulio of North Providence, R.I.; eight grandchildren; siblings, Lois Bruss of Roseville, Arvid of Green Isle, and Sharon Ebert of Cannon Falls.