Donald H. Schwoch

Donald H. Schwoch, age 86, passed away from natural causes on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

Private services were held with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Don’s home town of Beaver Dam.

Donald H. Schwoch was born on August 3, 1933 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Harry and Alice (Birkholz) Schwoch.  He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1951 and went on to serve for two years in the US Army during the Koran War.  He was a life-time member of the VFW in Antigo and a life-time member of the American Legion in Three Lakes.  Don retired from truck driving after 30 years and moved to California with his wife Kay for five years.  After their divorce, he moved back to Antigo, WI where he made many friends at the coffee shops and at the campground he camped at in Birnamwood.  In March 2010, Don moved to Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.  After a couple years, he became the mail distributor for the residents in his building and continued to make new friends along the way on his scooter.  He loved to participate in the many events held there in the summer.

Survivors include his three children, Jeffrey Schwoch, Kevin (Theresa) Schwoch, and Renee (Bert) Harris, all of Eagle River; two grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; his sister, Fern (Robert) Kern of Fond du Lac; three nieces, Sarah (Jack) Gieske, Debbie (Steve) John, and Carol Mae Radtke; three nephews, Keith (Donna) Kern, Glenn (Marcia) Kern, and Gerry Radtke; other relatives and friends.  Don was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Duane (Beverly) Schwoch; and his sister, Marjorie (Howard) Radtke.

The family would like to thank the family and friends that visited and kept in contact with him, he greatly appreciated that.

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