Allen Schwartz

Tuesday, October 1, 2002

OLMSTED, Ill. -- Allen Schwartz, 88, of Olmsted died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Dec. 12, 1913, near Grand Chain, Ill., the son of William and Angelia Reifner Schwartz. He married Jewell Peterson, who survives.

He was retired from the Pulaski County Highway Department. He also was a farmer and of the Lutheran faith.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Norma Watson of Villa Ridge, Ill.; a son, Roger Schwartz of Jacksonville, Ill.; two sisters, Eva Helmig of Karnak, Ill., Wanda Field of Grand Chain; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Carl Miller officiating.

Burial will be at the Masonic Cemetery at Grand Chain.