Irwin E. Schwichtenberg

Funeral services were held Monday, July 13, 1998 for Irwin E. Schwichtenberg, 95 of Waconia, Minn. He died Friday, July 10, 1998, at Auburn West in Waconia.

Irwin was born June 12, 1903, at Laketown Township, Carver County, the son of Herman and Anna (Weise) Schwichtenberg.

He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waconia by the Rev. William Friedrich on Aug. 2, 1903, and confirmed there on April 11, 1917 by the Rev. William Schneider.

He married Beatrice M. Mayer on Dec. 10, 1932 in Gibbon, Minn.

Irwin is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Vernetta Schwichtenberg and Donald and Phyllis Schwichtenberg, all of Waconia; and daughter and son-in-law, Janet and David Veith of Eden Prairie.

He is further survived by grandchildren, Bruce and Darlene Schwichtenberg, Dale and Lynn Schwichtenberg, Joe and Beth Pogatchnik Jr., Daniel Schwichtenberg; Rick and Ann Schwichtenberg, Paul and Jill Schwichtenberg, and Connie Schwichtenberg; great-grandchildren Matthew, Amy, Tina, Joey, Tanya, Michael, Courtney, Tiffany, Emily and Peter; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Irwin was preceded in death by his wife Beatrice; parents Herman and Anna Schwichtenberg; sisters, Dora Seltz and Clara St. John; and brothers, Walter, Otto and Albert Schwichtenberg.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waconia with the Revs. Dean E. Mahlum and Peter Peitsch officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Casket bearers were his grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Bruce, Dale Daniel, Rick, Paul, and Matthew Schwichtenberg, Joe Pogatchnik Jr., and Joey Pogatchnik.

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