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 Malvern Joseph “Curly” Schwent

Malvern Joseph “Curly” Schwent

Birth
Crystal City, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Death 29 Oct 2014 (aged 87)
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 138130085 · View Source
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Malvern Joseph “Curly” Schwent of Decatur, Illinois, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. He was 87 years old.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 3, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Decatur with the Rev. Richard Weltin officiating. Burial with military honors was at Graceland Cemetery in Decatur and concluded with a “Flight Home” ceremony. Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home of Decatur handled the arrangements.

He was born August 19, 1927, in Crystal City, a son of Herbert and Rose (Muessig) Schwent.

He was married to Ruth (Burch) Schwent on November 23, 1946, in Ste. Genevieve, and she preceded him in death.

He is survived by three sons, Bob Schwent and his wife, Patty, Tim Schwent and his wife, Laura, and Tom Schwent and his wife, Julie, all of Decatur. He also is survived by seven grandchildren, Suzette Schwent of Phoenix, Arizona, Eric Schwent of Florida, Lisa Pauline of Colorado, B.J. Schwent of Decatur, Jared Schwent of Springfield, Illinois, Jake Schwent of Decatur, and Stephanie Schwent of Florida; two, great-grandchildren, Avery and Bryson; and many other family members, friends and acquaintances.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Alan J. Schwent; a sister, Mary Carol Schwent; and a brother, Herbert Schwent.

Mr. Schwent served in the U.S. Army as a medic. He retired from PPG as an inspector with more than 40 years of service. He belonged to St. Thomas the Apostle Church. He enjoyed playing pool, raising beagles, attending shooting matches and telling stories.


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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: kpet
  • Added: 1 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138130085
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Malvern Joseph “Curly” Schwent (19 Aug 1927–29 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138130085, citing Graceland Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .