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In Memory of Virgil Schwab


January 24, 1929 - July 17, 2020

Virgil “Buzz” W. Schwab, 91, of Birchwood died Friday, July 17, 2020 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. He was born January 24, 1929 in Bloomer to Edward and Stella (Knipfer) Schwab.

Buzz and Charlotte got married at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Dobie and enjoyed 69 years of marriage. They worked together on their diary farm.

Buzz loved gardening, fishing, hunting, telling jokes, playing Dirty Clubs, and going to events with Charlotte.

He is survived his wife of 69 years, Charlotte; children: Larry (Verdell) Schwab and Ron (Lynne) Schwab; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; twin sister, Virginia Tomesh; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other family and friends. Buzz was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Maranowicz.

A private family service will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery.

Skinner Funeral Home of Rice Lake is serving the family.


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