George A. Schwingel of Bluffton, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Centennial Centre, Ponoka on Monday, April 7, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

George will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his beloved wife, Wanda; his son, Herb (Donna) Schwingel of Bluffton; as well as three grandchildren: Stefanie Schwingel, Angela (Gary) Bennett, and Kyla Schwingel (Clayton Cross); and three great grandchildren: Tyra, Kayla, and Mia. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his sister, Martha (Alfonce) Pixa of Germany; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his parents; three brothers: Ben, Hubert, and Paul; and two sisters: Agnes Koppenstein, and Anna Dienter.

A Public Memorial Service in Honour of George’s Life was held at the Hoadley Community Hall, Hoadley on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Deborah Laing officiating. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. Interment will take place at a later date in the Hoadley Cemetery, Hoadley. If friends desire, memorial tributes in George’s Memory may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, # 202, 5913 – 50 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 4C4; or to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by email to:

Funeral and Cremation Arrangements for the Late George A. Schwingel

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