Skip to main content

Lawrence Schwartz, 85

January 18, 2012

Lawrence Richard “Dick” Schwartz, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at Riverbend Health Care.
He was born March 5, 1926, in Fort Wayne to the late James and Estella (Myer) Schwartz.
Mr. Schwartz retired from Phelps Dodge as superintendent of maintenance in 1985.
He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, American Legion #241, and the VFW after serving in the Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Joan Schwartz of Fort Wayne; sons, Art (Peggy) Schwartz of Fort Wayne and Carl (Nancy) Schwartz of Columbia City; sister Martha Nitzche of Columbia City; seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his first wife, Hazel Schwartz in 1978; two sisters and a brother.
The funeral service is Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Dr., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior to services at the church.
Visitation is also on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke. Preferred memorials may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church or Cancer Services of NE Indiana. Please visit to leave on line condolences.

FORT WAYNE — Churubusco’s girls tennis team faced Carroll in the opening round of sectional play at...
ANGOLA — Angola’s Lady Hornets scored four runs in each of the first two innings to down Churubusco...
WARSAW — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team opened IHSAA sectional play Wednesday evening,...


Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes