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Harry Schwiesow

Harry Schwiesow

1935 - 2018

Harry Schwiesow age 82 of Belknap Township
passed away peacefully at home with his family
by his side on January 13, 2018.

He was born August 11, 1935 in Belknap Township
to Richard and Lucia (Dost) Schwiesow.

Harry served in the United States Army from 1958 through 1960. On
February 11, 1961 he married Joyce Grulke at St. Michael Lutheran
Church, He was a life member, held many offices and rang the bells at
St. Michael Lutheran Church. He enjoyed farming, repairing vehicles and
farm equipment, playing his guitar, but most of all, spending time with
his family.

He is survived by:
his wife, Joyce;
3 children, Melinda (Alan) Hincka of Belknap,
Roy (Shelby) Schwiesow of Hawks and
Darren (Monica) Schwiesow of Gaylord;
7 grandchildren, Lucas (Brandi) LaCross, Brittany (Will) Hincka,
Levi (Simone) Hincka, Samantha (Dustin) Price,
Courtney (fiancé Jake) Taskey, Geoffrey Schwiesow and
Joshua Schwiesow;
2 great granddaughters, Emma Price and Allison Price.

Harry was preceded in death by:
a grandson, Derick;
parents, Richard and Lucia;
3 brothers, Frank, Richard, and Fred Sr.; and
1 sister, Irene Fleming.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 16th from
4:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will
resume on Wednesday at St. Michael Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m.
until time of service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Keith Schneider officiating.
Posen VFW will accord Military Honors immediately following church

Burial will take place in the spring at St. Michael Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Michael Lutheran Church or
McLaren Hospice in memory of Harry Schwiesow

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Harry Schwiesow – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI