Darwin Frank Schwitzer

October 24, 1940 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 79)


The family of the late Darwin Schwitzer sadly announce his sudden passing on April 29, 2020 at his home in Springside, SK.

Darwin Schwitzer was born October 22, 1940 to John and Mary (Szumutka) Schwitzer. He was born on the family farm in the Bangor, SK District. Darwin attended Pilchak School. He had many fond memories of growing up on the farm.

He worked at Pool Construction, Morris Rod Weeder, and at mines by Saskatoon and Lanigan.

In 1967 Darwin married Pat Hull, from the Willowbrook area.

Darwin and Pat started farming in the Willowbrook and Jedburgh area in 1974. After they sold the farm they moved into Springside.

Darwin is predeceased by his parents John and Mary, and an infant son; Brothers Richard and Leo; sisters Janett and Lorna and by his brother-in-law Phil Rusu.

He leaves to mourn his wife Pat, brother’s Don (Jan), Jack (Heather), sister’s Marg (Bill) Topp, Linda Schwitzer, Diane (Alvin) Senft, and brother-in-law Jim Munro, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic a private service will be held on Friday May 8, 2020 from the chapel of Christie's Funeral Home and Crematorium with Shelly Morrison officiating. Interment will take place at a later date.  Those wishing to make donations in memory of Darwin are asked to make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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