Francis K. Schwab, age 85 of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at The Laurels of Defiance.
He was born on June 18, 1935 to Francis and Helen (Cordray) Schwab in Defiance, Ohio. Frank proudly served our country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960. He worked at General Motors in Defiance for over 51 years until his retirement in 2005, and his seniority number was "2". Frank was a member of UAW Local #211. He was a certified bartender and enjoyed creating and trying different drinks. He enjoyed sports, especially football, and he loved dogs.
Frank is survived by his daughter, Susan Dawn (Bruce) Everett of Argos, Indiana, his son, Dana Schwab of Defiance, and his sister, Mary Jo Fisher of Waterville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Paul Schwab, and sister Ruth "Susie" Wrede.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 noon at the funeral home, with Deacon Nick Varano officiating. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required to enter the funeral home. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery, with graveside military rites accorded by VFW #3360.
Memorials are suggested to Ft. Defiance Humane Society.
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