Louis Andrew Schwent

A funeral will be held Thursday, October 6, 2022 for 94-year-old Louis Andrew Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, Mo.


Beloved Husband and Father departed his life Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, Mo. surrounded by family


He was born March 30, 1928 in St. Mary, Mo.


Married to Vernetta (Herman) Schwent on February 20, 1954.


Survived By:

Wife, Vernetta Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Daughters, Deborah (Russell) Brace of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Denise (Brad) Garrett of Lake St. Louis, MO; Three Sisters, Florence Meyer of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Delores Spraul of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Margie Wehmeyer of Perryville, MO; Two Brothers, Ray Schwent of St. Mary, MO, Donald (Martha) Schwent of St. Mary, MO; Grandchildren, Jason Zerwig and Jennifer Zerwig; Great-grandchildren, Alison, Dustin, Sierra, Cole, and Hannah; Fur-grandbaby, Scarlett;


Preceded in Death By:

Father, Edward Schwent; Mother, Mary (Braun) Schwent; Three Sisters, Marie (Frank) Armbruster, Bridgette (John) Griffard, Wilma (Henry) Meyer; Three Brothers, Clarence (Mary) Schwent, Wilfred (Debbie) Schwent, Edward “Junie” (Laurella) Schwent; Sister-in-law, Marilyn Schwent; Brother-in-laws, Glen Meyer, John Spraul, and Jim Wehmeyer.


Visitation will be at St. Joseph Church in Zell, MO on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 10:00 am till 11:00 am


Service will be at St. Joseph Church on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 11:00 am.

The Clergy will be Rev. Francis Koeninger.


Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Zell, MO with military honors provided by VFW Post 2210.


Memorials can be made to Church masses.


He was a member of VFW Post 2210, American Legion Post 150, Knights of Columbus 1037, and Elks Lodge 2674. Louis served our country in The United States Army.


Louis loved to hunt, fish, garden and travel. He enjoyed the outdoors and going to the cabin.


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