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John B. Schweiger

Published On: Sep 14 2013 12:48:49 AM CDT

JANESVILLE--- John B. Schweiger, age 88, of Janesville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville. He was born in Elroy, WI on May 1, 1925, the son of Thomas and Pearl (Beatty) Schweiger. He graduated from Elroy High School where he served as Class President. John married Catherine "Kay" A. Vermillion in Janesville on Sept. 24, 1955. He had been employed by JATCO for over 34 years retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Teamster Union #179, and enjoyed football and going to casinos. John will always be remembered for his smile.

John is survived by his wife, Kay Schweiger; daughter-in-law, Sandra Schweiger of Dell, WI; special friends: Donna Leu, Emery Thompson, Laurie Felda, Donna Sperry, Erma Schultz, and Lynn Peach; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edward Schweiger; 7 siblings: Russell, Lester, Jess, Bill, and Glen Schweiger, Gladys Schmidt and Sadie Backus.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Stewart McCoy and Fr. Tom Marr officiating. Entombment will be in Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. Lasting memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville.

Kay would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of both St. Elizabeth Manor and Mercy Hospice for the loving care given to John.

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