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21 S. Austin Road
Janesville, WI 53548
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Edward Schwellenbach

Edward J. Schwellenbach

Tuesday, February 16th, 1937 - Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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JANESVILLE---Edward J. Schwellenbach, age 83, of Janesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at home. He was born in Neillsville on February 16, 1937, the son of Bernhardt and Helen (Dominie) Schwellenbach. He was a 1956 graduate of Neillsville High School. Ed married Ronda L. Ehlers on August 23, 1958, in Neillsville. He worked for General Motors for 42 years until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and woodworking. He loved to spend his time visiting family in Neillsville, a Good Ole’ Fashion and going for walks with his friends, Roger Schwartz and Don Chambers and basically enjoying nature and being outdoors. He was a member of UAW Local 95 and St. Williams Catholic Church.

Ed is survived by his wife, Ronda; 3 children: Julie (Mike Hietpas) Schwellenbach of Sun Prairie, Pam (Sam) VanBrocklin and Lisa (Mark) Summerbell both of Janesville; son-in-law, John Lami of Fond du Lac; 10 grandchildren: Benjamin, Christopher, Michael, Brandon, Megan, Luke, Jacob, Matthew, Katie and Alex; and many extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Becky Lynn Lami; and brother, Delmane Schwellenbach.

A Private Family Mass of Christian Burial will held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH, Janesville. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 21 S. Austin Rd, Janesville is assisting the family.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 |
    Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 |
    Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
    St. William's Catholic Church
    456 N. Arch St.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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    Services are private for family
    Fr. Jim Leeser
  • Interment

    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    1827 N. Washington St.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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Posted at 07:53am
Sending our deepest sympathies to the family of Ed Schwellenbach. Ed was a kind man who we always loved seeing when shopping and being on bus trips with. Whenever, he was out biking, he would stop by to talk with us. He was a very special person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ronda and your family.

Dan and Stacy Hietpas

Posted at 09:48am
Our deepest sympathies to the whole Schwellenbach family. Ed always had a welcoming smile and would always take time to visit with us. Rest In Peace!
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To the Schwellenbach family,

Our deepest condolences. We pray that the God of all comfort comforts your family in these trialsome times.-2 Corinthians 1:3, 4.

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