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Friday, April 19, 2024

David Schwartz

David Lloyd Schwartz was born May 15, 1949, in Windom, Minnesota to the late Winton and Shirley (Gould) Schwartz. He was baptized in December of 1949. After graduating from Windom High School in 1967, David attended Jackson Vo-Tech and became an auto mechanic.

David enjoyed 30 wonderful years with his significant other, Diane Olson. He loved Diane’s children and grandchildren as his own. He worked for fifty years as an auto mechanic at DX Station, Steffens, and Cenex in Windom, where he worked as the shop manager, before retiring.

Those who knew Dave well knew that he had a passion for woodworking. He was interested in black powder guns and spent his free time doing auto repair and reading science fiction books.

On October 26, 2023, at the age of 74, David passed peacefully in the early morning hours at the Good Samaritan Society- Sogge Memorial, in Windom, where he had lived since February of 2023.

David is survived by his 3 siblings, Alan (Bev) Schwartz of Windom, Marie (Sherri Weiss) Schwartz of Plymouth; Janet Bowlin of Houston, TX; niece, Lindsey (Brandon) Anderson, and children, Jase and Bentley; nephew, Terry (Holly Mathes) Schwartz of Windom, and Terry’s daughter, Hailey; his significant other of 30 years, Diane L. Olson of Windom, and her children, Justin Olson of Delft and Jennifer Solt of Adrian, and her children Tylor and Aden; as well as relatives and friends.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Winton and Shirley Schwartz; and his infant sister, Karla Schwartz. A Celebration of Life Visitation was held Mon., Oct. 30th at LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Windom. A private family graveside service with Pastor Mike McInnis was held Tuesday at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.

Condolences and memories of David may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

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