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Robert Emery SCHWADER

Male 1926 - 1997  (71 years)


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  • Name Robert Emery SCHWADER 
    Born 8 Feb 1926  South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Sep 1997  Winfred, Lake, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary: Madison Daily Leader, Tuesday, September 9, 1997:
      Robert Schwader:
      Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wed., Sept. 10, for Robert E. Schwader, 71, rural Winfred, who died Sept. 6, 1997, from injuries sustained in a car accident near Arlington. The services will be held in Sun Prairie Baptist Church, rural Salem, and burial will be in the church cemetery.
      Prayer services will be Tuesday (tonight) at 7:30 p.m. in St. Agatha’s Catholic Church at Howard.
      Schwader was born Feb. 8, 1926, near Howard, where he graduated from high school in 1943. He served in the Army from January 1945 until his discharge in December 1946. He returned to the Howard and Winfred areas to farm with his brothers. He married Elaine Koepsell on Dec. 20, 1953, near Montrose. They moved to a farm near Winfred where they farmed and raised their family.
      He was a member of Intercounty Electric’s board of directors for 35 years, serving several terms as secretary. He was a lifelong member of the Farmers Union, hosting several foreigners on educational tours of the U.S. He was active in Sun Prairie Baptist church, serving in many capacities. He was an active volunteer at Prairie Village, member of Howard American Legion and a Allis-Chalmers tractor enthusiast.
      Survivors include his wife, Elaine of Winfred; a son, John of Winfred; three daughters, Mrs. Jim (Dianne) Larson of DeSmet, Nelda Schwader of Sioux Falls, and Mrs. Mike (Lois) Sebert of Howard; five grandsons; a brother, Richard of Howard; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Schwader of Howard; and his mother-in-law, Lydia Koepsell of Howard.
      He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Meta (Stangohr) Schwader; a brother, James Jr.; and two sisters Grace Neuharth and June Schwader, who died in infancy.
      The Willoughby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.”

      SSDI:
      Robert E. Schwader
      504-20-0472
      LR: 57076, Winfred, Lake, SD
      B: 8 Feb 1926
      D: 6 Sep 1997
    Person ID I4227  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2015 

    Father James "Jim" Ludwig SCHWADER,   b. 9 Mar 1882, La Crescent, Houston, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1969, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Meta Maria STANGOHR,   b. 22 Feb 1890, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1972, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1917  Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elaine Victoria KOEPSELL 
    Children 
     1. Dianne Lee SCHWADER
     2. Nelda Jane SCHWADER
     3. John Robert SCHWADER
     4. Lois Elaine SCHWADER
    Last Modified 10 May 2018 
    Family ID F1708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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