Services: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012, Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Visitation: 4-7 p.m., May 21st at the funeral home. Burial: Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
MUSCATINE, Iowa—Emil Henry Schwartz, Jr., 77, of Muscatine, died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the All American Care Center.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Emil's name.
Emil Henry Schwartz, Jr. was born on Dec. 5, 1934, in Muscatine, the son of Emil and Velma (Laschanzky) Schwartz. On Feb. 8, 1964, Emil was united in marriage to Joyce Pace in Aledo, Ill.
He worked 42 years as a mechanic at Lieu's Garage and Merchant's Repair. He enjoyed camping, going to listen to the band at The Barn in New Boston and especially spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Joyce of Muscatine; his children, Diane Rivera and her husband Joe of Muscatine and Scott Schwartz of Snellsville, Ga.; three grandchildren, Brandon, Veronica and Cheyenne Rivera; great granddaughter, Katie; his brother, Harlan "Hy" Schwartz of Mayer, Ariz.; cousin, Moni Denkman and husband Earl of Muscatine; and his buddy "Blackie".
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Deanna Lynn Schwartz, one brother and one sister.