Leroy A. Schwinn, 88
Jan. 28, 1927 -- Aug. 16, 2015
Leroy A. Schwinn of Newburg died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend at the age of 88. He was born Jan. 28, 1927, on the family farm in the town of Farmington to Bernard and Gertrude (nee Stockhausen) Schwinn.
Leroy spent most of his life working on the family farm and for many years also worked at Mallard Coach in West Bend.
He was passionate about gardening and loved spending time enjoying nature by hiking and fishing. Above all else, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Leroy is survived by his sisters, Dorothy Berend of Kewaskum and Armella Schwinn of West Bend; his nieces and nephews, Diane (Ken) Brown, Ron (Pat) Schnorenberg, Harold (Ann) Schnorenberg, Janet (Dennis) Schmitz, Mike (Sherry) Berend and Sue (Dave) Lorenz; and other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Gertrude Schwinn; two brothers, Jerome and Robert Schwinn; and his sister Hilaria (Robert) Schnorenberg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg with the Rev. Kevin Kowalske presiding. Burial will follow in St. Peterís Cemetery in the town of Farmington. The family will greet visitors Friday at the church only from 2:30-3:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Holy Trinity Catholic Church are appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Samaritan Health Center and Serenity Hospice for the loving and compassionate care given to Leroy.
The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.