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Bruce James Schweickert

March 16, 1947 November 29, 2019
Bruce James Schweickert
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Obituary for Bruce James Schweickert

Bruce James Schweickert, 72, of Oak Ridge, NC, formerly of LaSalle-Peru, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00PM, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, Kernersvill, NC. Private burial will be held Friday in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Webster Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00-12:45PM Tuesday prior to funeral service. Local arrangements are entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru.

Mr. Schweickert was born March 16, 1947 in Chicago to the late James Ewald and Sarah Baker Schweickert. Bruce was a very giving man with a heart bigger than most understood. He was a man of many interests and his strong desire for continuous learning was as great as his love for his family, especially his grandchildren. Bruce was nice to everyone, and even though he was introverted, and loved his solitude, he was full of humor, endless wisdom, support and great advice to all who knew him. He was a goal-oriented man who loved to walk. He actually achieved circum-navigation of the globe in steps. He also loved his cat, desserts, Mercedes’ and opera. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his wife, Sherri Lynne Isgar Schweickert; two daughters, Heather Perrell and Katherine (Matt) Rafaniello; two sons, Christopher (Heidi) Soto and James (Theres) Soto; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt), Savannah, Nicholas, Isabella, Alexander, Johnathan and Violet; one great-granddaughter, Madison; one sister, Cathy (Greg) Hockel and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Lusk and a brother, Richard Berg.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27284.


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St. Joseph's Cemetery Final Resting Place

104 Oak Street
Spring Valley, IL 61362

104 Oak Street Spring Valley 61362 IL
United States
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