Funeral Services for Donald F. Schwarz, 88, of Columbus, formerly of Humphrey, will be 10:30 a.m, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison. Visitation will be one hour prior to the time of the service. The Reverend Todd Kollbaum will be officiating. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the church website. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Madison with military honors conducted by the Nebraska Army National Guard and American Legion Post #80 of Humphrey. Resseguie Funeral Home in Madison is in charge of funeral arrangements.
He died Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Brookestone Acres in Columbus.
Donald was born April 5, 1933 on the family farm in Humphrey to Carl and Francis (Moehnert) Schwarz. He graduated from Humphrey High School and from 1953 to 1955, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On May 6, 1956 Donald was united in marriage to Elaine Weyen. She preceded him in death in 2010.
Donald was a devoted farmer and loved haying and running the combines. He was a member of the Humphrey Dairy Breeders in the 1970s and 1980s. Donald was a long-time active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison serving on the school board and as an elder until his stroke.
He is survived by his children, Duane (Denise) Schwarz and Kathy (Shane) Simonson, all of Humphrey; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister Melvagene Kasik, brother-in-law Gene Kasik, and nephew Bruce Kasik.
Memorial contributions may be designated to the church.
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