Richard J. Schwartz
April 18, 1926 ó Sept. 14, 2016

Richard J. Schwartz, 90, of Waukesha County, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at Heritage Court in Pewaukee. Richard was born April 18, 1926, in Waukesha, the son of the late Ezra and Viola (Welter) Schwartz. He was married to Marilyn Braun on February 22, 1947, in West Allis.

Richard served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was an avid gardener and loved yard work. Richard enjoyed collecting stamps.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Marilyn; eight children, David (Judy) Schwartz, Terry (Peggy) Schwartz, Cherylyn (Ronald) Mohr, LuAnn (Richard) Davis, Barbara (Dan) Schultz, Jeff (Robyn) Schwartz, Thomas (Amy) Schwartz and Douglas Schwartz; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Rita Howard,
Marjorie (Frank) Greb, Frederick Schwartz, Joann (Ralph) Krug and Charles (Evelyn) Schwartz.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Bob, Viola and Eleanor.

A memorial service with military honors will be held at 12:00PM (noon) Friday, September 23, at Southern Wisconsin Veteranís Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring St., Union Grove, with Pastor Paul Vawter officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southern Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Elkhorn is assisting the family. For the online guest registry, please go to