Earl Schwartz, 65, passed away at his home on Monday, February 4, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born in Troy, IN on January 21, 1948. A 1966 graduate of Tell City High School, Earl then joined the National Guard. He was married on May 23, 1970 to Brenda Wagner. Earl worked thru the Boilermakers Local 374, retiring September 1, 2009 after 44 years. He was also a lifelong farmer. Earl was a member of St. Pius Church and enjoyed being on a tractor seat, 4-wheeler riding, a car enthusiast and spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids.
Surviving is his wife, Brenda (Wagner) Schwartz of Tell City; children, Kimberly (Michael) Hall of Tell City, Kristina (Geoff) Gentil of Wadesville, IN and Kelli (Jason) Brown of Jeffersonville, IN; brothers, Jerry Schwartz of Tell City and his twin, Murl Schwartz of Troy; six grandchildren, Devin and Dylan Hall, Rylan, Jace, Lyndsey and Seth Gentil.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Margaret (Wolf) Schwartz and a brother in infancy, Dennis Allen Schwartz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, February 7, 2013 at St. Pius Catholic Church. Father Dennis Duvelius will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 P.M. and Thursday 8:30-9:15 A.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Stroke Association.