Lillis Schwegler, Shopiere, WI (1911 - 2013)
July 9, 1911 - February 1, 2013
Lillis Schwegler, age 101, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Sun Valley Terrace, Beloit, WI. She was born on July 9, 1911, in Chicago, and was raised in Indian Ford, by her parents, Lewis and Nella (Tazalaar) St. John. Lil was a graduate of Edgerton High School and Janesville Business College. She married Walter Schwegler on March 24, 1933. He died on Dec. 11, 1984. Lil lived in the Shopiere-Tiffany area since 1941, and lived in the same house in Shopiere for 55 years (since 1949). Her last employment was as a secretary and receptionist at Colt Industries Research Center for 22 years, until retiring in 1973. Lil attended Shopiere United Methodist Church and later became a member of Central Christian Church, was a member of the Beloit Women of the Moose, Grinnell - Hall in Beloit, and Sand Castle in South Beloit.
Lillis is survived by a son, Nick (Janet) of Roscoe; two daughters, Jean (Lee) Butler of Arbor Vitae, and Nancy (Gerald) Steffensen of Shopiere, WI; ten grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and three brothers.
Lil’s Funeral Service will be at Noon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in the BRIAN MARK FUNERAL HOME, 1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit, WI, with Rev. David Meding officiating. Friends will be received on Wednesday in the FUNERAL HOME from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Following the service, the cortege will process to Shopiere Cemetery for interment. A memorial is being established in her name. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Schwegler family on our website.
Lil’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Sun Valley Terrace and Beloit Regional Hospice for the care they gave Mom.
BRIAN MARK Funeral Homes 1000 Inman Parkway Beloit 362-2000 brianmarkfh.com