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Howard J. Schweiss, age 79, of LeSueur, Minnesota died unexpectedly on January 11, 2017 at his home. He was born on July 27, 1937 in Fairfax, Minnesota to Benedict and Margaret (Liebl) Schweiss. He attended St. Andrews School in Fairfax and later worked construction and Fingerhut in Gaylord. He worked at LeSueur, Inc. for over 30 years. Howard married Mabel Kubes on April 4, 1970 at St. Wenceslaus Church in New Prague. He enjoyed dancing, listening to old time music, traveling, cruises and his time spent with family.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Ann; daughter, Jill (Adam) Beutler of LeSueur and grandson, Jacob Beutler of St. Peter.
Siblings, Jane (Jack) Skluzacek and Elsie (Gilbert) Skluzacek of Lonsdale, Serena (Ron) Garceau and Nellie Schweiss of St. Paul, Peter (Arvina) Schweiss of Fairfax and Kenneth (Luci) Schweiss of Welcome, Minnesota and sisters-in-law, Wilma Schweiss of Seattle and Mary Schweiss of Fairfax.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Walter, Dennis and Robert and sisters, Beatrice Schweiss and Sr. Margaret Schweiss.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church in LeSueur. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery in LeSueur.
Kolden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on January 12, 2017
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