April 30, 1921-Dec. 14, 2012
COTTONWOOD - Services for Harold Schwisow, 91, of Cottonwood, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the church. Visitation will continue at the church Tuesday, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Hamilton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on April 30, 1921, to Louis and Anna (Baumfalk) Schwisow in Fairbury, Neb.
He enlisted in the Army in 1948 and was stationed in Germany and Newfoundland. He was honorably discharged from the Army and then began another enlistment in 1958 with the U.S. Air Force. He was deployed to Thailand for one year. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 31, 1971, at Edwards Air Force Base in California at the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary; his daughter Sherri Schwisow of Cottonwood; and one grandson.