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Rudolph C Schwartz

1909 - 1965

10 11 1965


Rudolph C Schwartz, 56, of 1317 Boomer St, formerly a well known Ixonia area resident, died of a heart attack late Saturday afternoon.  He was stricken while hunting at the Ixonia Marsh and was brought to Watertown Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival around 4:50.


Mr. Schwartz was born at Ixonia on 4 April 1909, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schwartz.  He had lived all of his life in this area, the last 22 years in Watertown.  Prior to that he had farmed near Ixonia.


For the past 10 years Mr. Schwartz was a lead man, or foreman, at the plant of the Brandt Automatic Cashier Co. here.  He was a man who had always been interested in the outdoors, the conservation movement and in hunting and fishing.


He was married in 1938 to Miss Alice Winkenwerder of Watertown, the ceremony being performed by the Rev C Pinkney, then pastor of the Watertown Congregational Church.


Surviving are his wife, a daughter Ellen, and a son David at home, his mother, Ida Schwartz of Watertown.  There are 2 brothers, Gerhard Schwartz Sr and Alex Schwartz both of Ixonia, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Arnold Braunschweig and Mrs. William Person both of Watertown.


Mr. Schwartz was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Watertown Chapter No 1367, International Association of Machinists.


Funeral services will be Tuesday with interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.




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