ST. FRANCIS -- Joe Schwab, 43, of Oberlin, died Sunday (Dec. 14, 2003) in St. Francis.
He was born Sept. 13, 1960, to Bill and Pat (Huff) Schwab in Norton, Kan. He was raised on a farm near Norcatur and attended Norcatur Grade School. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1979. He lived on a farm near Norcatur and then moved to Oberlin.
He married Angela Weller. He was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Emanuel and Bernice Schwab and Leonard Huff.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Weller of Oberlin; his parents, Bill and Pat Schwab of Norcatur; three sons, Joshua, Mathew and Austin Schwab of Oberlin; one daughter, Samantha Schwab of Oberlin; and two sisters, Debbie Beard of Oberlin and Susan Boultinghouse and fiance, David Rohleder of Hays.
Private family services are Thursday, 1 p.m., at Oberlin Cemetery in Oberlin with the Rev. Royce Leitner officiating. Interment is in Oberlin Cemetery.
Visitation is today, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.
Memorials may be given to the Joe Schwab Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.