Larry D. Schwarck, 73, of 202 E. German St., New Knoxville, died at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 20, 1938, in St. Marys, the son of Carl and Amanda (Waltz) Schwarck.
He married Joann Warner on Oct. 25, 1958 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 3, 2002.
He is survived by his wife, Fairy Tomeko Schwarck of Galion; his mother, Amanda Schwarck Borges of St. Marys; his four children, Lori (Travis) Rupert of New Bremen, Lisa (David) Williams of New Bremen, David (Poncheena) Schwarck of New Knoxville, Dennis (Kathy) Schwarck of St. Marys; by six grandchildren, Joshua Drexler of Lima, Brian (Megan) Drexler of New Bremen, Katie (Brandon) Nevergall of Celina, Matthew Schwarck of St. Marys, Dustin Schwarck of New Knoxville, Ashlan Schwarck of New Knoxville; by a sister, Connie (Chuck) Overley of St. Marys; and Harry (Jeannine) Schwarck of Celina.
He was preceded in death by his father; his stepfather, Joe Borges; by a brother, Dick Schwarck.
Larry was a 1958 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys, where he had been a machinist. He loved going hunting and fishing and attending antique engine and tractor shows.
Funeral rites will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home at 314 W. High St. in St. Marys.
Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to Larry’s family via www.MillerFuneralHomes.net .