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John Henry Schwegmann

September 26, 1927 July 17, 2017
John Henry Schwegmann
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Obituary for John Henry Schwegmann

Peoria- John H. (Karl) Schwegmann, age 89, passed away at 2:02 PM, Monday, July 17, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, IL.

Born September 26, 1927 in Osnabruck, Germany to Hans and Anna Schwegmann, he married Anneliese Thiel on June 29, 1957 in Peoria. She survives.

John is also survived by their five children; Carl (Lori) of Peoria, Ralph (Vicky) of Edwards, Ernie (Reeta) of Peoria, Caroline (Jim) Booth of Chillicothe, and Pam (Derek) Armstrong of Peoria, eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

John proudly served in the US Army from 1953-1955. He was a machinist for Komatsu Dresser for 39 ½ years before retiring in 1992. He was a loving husband, father, and Opa who will be truly missed.

John was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church since 1962.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with a rosary recitation at 6:45 PM. Funeral Mass begins at 10:00 AM, Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with a one hour prior visitation. Fr. Thomas Taylor will officiate. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.

Memorials, in John’s name, may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

20

Jul

5:00 PM 7/20/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

21

Jul

9:00 AM 7/21/2017 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 7/21/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

21

Jul

10:00 AM 7/21/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home

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