Emil Henry Schwartz, Jr.
MUSCATINE, Iowa--Emil Henry Schwartz, Jr., 77, of Muscatine, died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the All American Care Center.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will take place in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 21, 2012, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Emil's name.
Emil was born on December 5, 1934, in Muscatine, the son of Emil and Velma Laschanzky Schwartz. On February 8, 1964, Emil was united in marriage to Joyce Pace in Aledo, Illinois.
He worked 42 years as a mechanic at Lieu's Garage and Merchant's Repair.
He enjoyed camping, going to listen to the band at The Barn in New Boston and especially spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Joyce Schwartz of Muscatine; his children, Diane Rivera and husband, Joe, of Muscatine, and Scott Schwartz of Snellsville, Georgia; three grandchildren, Brandon, Veronica and Cheyenne Rivera; a great-granddaughter, Katie;...[more]
s brother, Harlan "Hy" Schwartz of Mayer, Arizona; a cousin, Moni Denkman and husband, Earl, of Muscatine; and his buddy "Blackie".
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Deanna Lynn Schwartz; one brother; and one sister.