Obit: Schwantes, Frederick L., D. C. (1917 - 1983)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 31 Oct 1983

Schwantes, Frederick L., D. C. (21 Jan. 1917 - 30 Oct. 1983)

Fredrick L. Schwantes, D. C., 66, of 912 W. Sixth St. died at 7:10 a.m. Sunday in the emergency room at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He had been in ill health the past two years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Virgil E. Taylor will officiate. Carol Snelling will be the organist, and William A. Allen will be the soloist. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 54 of Marshfield.

Pallbearers will be Alan Schwantes, Raymond Siegel, David Huber, Karl Runge, James L. Treierweiler and Joseph A. Fleisner.

Visitation at Rembs / Kundinger Chapel will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. and then at the church from 10 a.m. until service time.

He was born Jan. 21, 1917 in Neillsville, Wisconsin, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick (Ida Griepentrog) Schwantes. He received his education in Marshfield schools, graduating from McKinley High School in 1935. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II, from Dec. 8, 1941 to Sept. 24, 1945. After his discharge, he attended the Palmer School of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, graduating Dec. 22, 1948. He then attended the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, graduating on Jan. 12, 1952. After graduation he entered private practice in Joliet, Crystal Lake and Chicago, until his retirement.

He married Myrtle Mae Trossen Dec. 31, 1941 in Chicago. She survives. The couple moved to Marshfield in September.

Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Deborah) Meehan of Wisconsin Dells, two grandsons, four sisters, Mrs. Frances Trierweiler, Mrs. Edna Seehafer and Mrs. Leroy (Marion) Seidl, all of Marshfield, and Mrs. Elnora Hansen of Brillion and one brother, Lothar Schwantes of Edgar.

He was predeceased by a brother, Eldor.

Social Security Death Index

Frederick Schwantes
birth date: 21 January 1917
social security number: 392-05-0195
place of issuance: Wisconsin
last residence: Wood, Wisconsin
zip code of last residence: 54449
death date: October 1983
estimated age at death: 66



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