Obit: Schwantes, Donald H. (1913 - 1996)

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Surnames: Schwantes, Schillinger, Darnell, Fait, Seefeldt, Lien, Melim

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Wood Co., Wis.) 29 July 1996 P. 6A C. 6

Schwantes, Donald H. (13 May 1913 - 29 July 1996)

SPENCER - Donald H. Schwantes, 83, Spencer, died July 29, 1996, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Hospice Care Unit.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in West Spencer Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home and again from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. He was born May 13, 1913, in the town of Brighton, and had farmed.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Schwantes of Two Rivers and Daniel (Carla) Schwantes of Spencer; four daughters, Jane (Tony) Schillinger of Weston, Nancy (Roy) Darnell of Portage, Linda (Mitch) Fait of Pardeeville and Vicky (Mark) Seefeldt of Spencer; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; five brothers, John Schwantes of Spencer, Elmer Schwantes and Karl Schwantes, both of Anchorage, Alaska, Frank Schwantes of Washington and William Schwantes of Port Edwards; two sisters, Violet Lien of Janesville and Carolyn Melim of Illinois.

Biographical Information

Social Security Record

Name: Donald H Schwantes
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 13 May 1913
Social Security Number: 393-10-9542
Place of Issuance: Wisconsin
Last Residence: Marathon, Wisconsin
Zip Code of Last Residence: 54479
Death Date : 29 July 1996
Estimated Age at Death: 83

1920 Federal Census, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Donald Schwantes
Age: 6
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Household Members
Parent Herman Schwantes M 63y
Parent Ernastina Schwantes F 58y
George Schwantes M 28y
Louise Schwantes F 27y
Donald Schwantes M 6y
George Schwantes M 5y
John Schwantes M 4y
Lernord Schwantes M 2y
Elmer Schwantes M 10m



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