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Richard Edwin Schwob

Male 1927 - 2009


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  • Name  Richard Edwin Schwob  [1, 2, 3
    Born  28 Feb 1927  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1930  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Richard Schwob, son, male, white, age 3 2/12, single, did not attend school since September 1929, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, occupation none
    Residence  Nov 1967  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Aug 1980  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Dec 1988  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Jul 1992  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  Nov 2003  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  Feb 2009  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died  31 Oct 2009  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Obituary  1 Nov 2009  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Richard Edwin Schwob, 82, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2009, at his home in Wapello. At Richard's request he has been cremated. Arrangements for a service are pending. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.

      Richard Edwin Schwob was born February 28, 1927, in Wapello, Iowa. He was the son of Henry and Hazel Umphrey Schwob.

      In 1952, Richard married Joanne Williams. After her passing, Richard met and later married Donna Allworth in 1983. Throughout his life, Richard owned the Schwob's Blacksmith shop in Wapello and was an accountant in Anaheim, California, for 35 years. Richard enjoyed gardening, canning, woodworking, and inventing in his spare time. Richard will be remembered as a generous man who loved to share his gardening and woodworking with the community and with his family. Richard will also be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor.

      Richard is survived by his wife Donna Schwob; one sister Virginia Stone; two sons, Rick (Gail) Schwob and Dan Schwob; one daughter Kathy Jo (Andy) Selbst; three grandchildren Eliana Selbst, Colin Selbst, and Alec Selbst. He is also survived by stepchildren Marla (Dave) Parsons, Brock (Mary Ann) Allworth, Burt Allworth, Tom (Carmal) Allworth, Ed Allworth; 11 stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

      Richard was preceded in death by his parents Henry (Hazel) Schwob, brothers Harlan Schwob, Robert Schwob, Thomas Schwob, Petey Schwob, and by sisters Barbara Sheridan and Mary Archibald.

      At Richard's request, the Cremation Society of Eastern-Central-Western Iowa is handling the arrangements.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Richard E. Schwob; born: 28 February 1927; died: 31 October 2009 (V); last residence: 52653 (Wapello, Louisa, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 485-12-7556; state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I22519  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Henry Schwob,   b. 29 Apr 1885, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1958 
    Mother  Hazel Irene Umphrey,   b. 2 Sep 1887, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1980, Morning Sun Manor, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Apr 1909  Atalissa, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Henry Schwab; Groom's Birth Date: 1884; Groom's Birthplace: Wapello, Iowa; Groom's Age: 25; Bride's Name: Hazel Irene Umphrey; Bride's Birth Date: 1887; Bride's Birthplace: Wapello, Iowa; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 29 April 1909; Marriage Place: Atalissa, Muscatine, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Emanuel Schwab; Groom's Mother's Name: Rosina Dill; Bride's Father's Name: Thomas Umphrey; Bride's Mother's Name: Mary Bell Copeland; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02546-0; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1003492; Reference Number: 1003492 pg 102; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  Mar 1931  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    Relatives Called to the Deathbed of Geoffrey Paul Umphrey from the Vicinity of Wapello, Iowa
    Relatives Called to the Deathbed of Geoffrey Paul Umphrey from the Vicinity of Wapello, Iowa
    Published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, March 12, 1931.
    Family ID  F603  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Joanne Beth Williams,   b. 10 May 1932, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1982, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1952  [3
    Children 
     1. Ricky S. "Rick" Schwob
     2. Daniel L. "Dan" Schwob
     3. Kathy Jo Schwob
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F18551  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Donna Mae (Unknown) 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F18552  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3328] Archibald, Mary Elizabeth (Schwob) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Thursday, November 19, 2003; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello city, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 58-20, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3A, page number: 106; enumeration date: April 7, 1930

    3. [S6252] Schwob, Richard Edwin - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, November 1, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3706] Zaba Search (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S5474] Sheridan, Barbara (Schwob) - Death Notice and Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, front page, September 29, 1967; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S637] Schwob, Hazel Irene (Umphrey) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9, August 15, 1980; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S5472] Schwob, Walter Dayton "Pete" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 6B, December 26, 1988; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S5465] Schwob, Thomas Emanuel "Tommy" (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7A, July 13, 1992; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S6254] Schwob, Robert David - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, February 16, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S372] Umphrey, Geoffrey Paul - Funeral Report (SE Iowa Newspaper), (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, likely The Wapello Republican, about March 19, 1931) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S629] Umphrey, Geoffrey Paul - Wapello Relatives Called to Deathbed (Burlington Hawk-Eye), (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, Page 3, March 12, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).