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Jeffrey Schwien

June 14, 1965 ~ February 7, 2020 (age 54)

Obituary

Mass of Christian Burial for Jeffrey C. Schwien, 54, a resident of Blue Grass, will be 10AM, Friday, February 14, 2020 St. Andrew Catholic Church, 333 W. Lotte Street, Blue Grass.  Burial will be in Blue Grass Cemetery.  The family will greet friends from 4-7 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at St. Andrew Catholic Church with a prayer service held at 6:30 PM. Additional visitation will be held at church Friday from 9AM until service time. Jeffrey passed away Friday, February 07, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme, surrounded by his family.

Jeffrey Charles Schwien was born June 14, 1965 in DeWitt, a son of Gerald and Joanne (Blake) Schwien.  He married Denise A. Galloway in 1997.

He graduated from St. Ambrose University and had worked at Menards for many years.

Jeff enjoyed being with his family most of all, but he also enjoyed watching sports, especially the Miami Dolphins and Chicago Cubs. More recently, he enjoyed cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes. He also loved to play cards, and in his earlier years, he really loved to play golf. Jeff had the best sense of humor and loved to sing out loud to all of his favorite 80s songs which made everyone laugh. 

Memorials may be made to the family.

Those left to honor Jeffrey’s memory include his wife, Denise; children, Nick, Davenport, Zach, Walcott, and Sarah, Blue Grass; parents, Gerald (Kristin) Schwien, Eldridge and Joanne Schwien, Davenport; mother-in-law Linda Galloway; Grand Mound, siblings, Douglas (Laura) Schwien, Davenport, Theresa (Dennis) O’Neill, Eldridge, and Matthew (Brianna) Schwien, Parkview; sister-in-laws, Rita (Wayne) Crist, Delmar, Becky (Gary) Berner, Lost Nation, Debbie (Gary Kleppe) Kyarsgaard, Delmar, and Sharon (Bill) McAleer, DeWitt; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by and infant brother, Michael, and father-in-law Roger Galloway.

To send flowers to Jeffrey's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
333 W. Lotte Street
Blue Grass, Iowa 52726

Prayer Service
Thursday
February 13, 2020

6:30 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
333 W. Lotte Street
Blue Grass, Iowa 52726

Visitation
Friday
February 14, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
333 W. Lotte Street
Blue Grass, Iowa 52726

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
February 14, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
333 W. Lotte Street
Blue Grass, Iowa 52726

Burial
Friday
February 14, 2020

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