Paul G. Schwendimann

Paul G. Schwendimann, of Hartford, passed away on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007 at his residence, after 47 years of life.

Paul was born on Dec. 27, 1959 to Walter and Grace H. (nee Mayer) Schwendimann in Hart-ford, where he was also raised.

He graduated from Hartford Union High School in 1978.

At an early age, he began assisting his family on their farm, and he continued to dedicate his time and energy to farming after high school.

Among his favorite pastimes, Paul enjoyed bowling and supporting all of the home sports teams. He was a member of the Hartford FFA Alumni.

Paul will be deeply missed by his eight cherished siblings, John (Patty) Schwendimann of Hart-ford, Ruth (Dale) Vandergoot of California, Mary (George) Collins of Walworth, Carl (Mary) Sch-wendimann and Judy Schwendi-mann, both of Hartford, Mark (Brenda) Schwendimann of Cali-fornia, June (David) Strupp of Slinger and Rose (Dean) Soren-mann of Minnesota.

He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other special relatives and many dear friends.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, and one nephew, Jeremy Collins.

A funeral service in honor of Paul will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend.

Visitation with family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from noon until the time of the funeral service at 3 p.m.

Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend, followed by interment of ashes in Union Cemetery, Slinger, at a later date.