skm_c284e16100411530_0001-001Robert “Bob” Carl Schwartz, age 81 and a resident of Lincoln since his birth in 1935, passed away Oct. 3, 2016. Bob attended Teacher’s College and started with Burlington Northern RR at age 16 as a coach cleaner and retired 44 years later as an Engineer. He really enjoyed family vacations; fishing trips to Canada; and wintering with his wife Barb in AZ; also cruising to Jamaica and Alaska. Bob lived life well.

He is preceded in death by father Louis Schwartz; mother Pauline (Brehm) Vandergriend and step-father Herman Vandergriend; brothers Alvin and Donald Schwartz; sister Wilma Schreiner; niece Janine Christman; and nephew Terry Loesing.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Schleiger); daughters Vickie (Marty) Murray, Laura (Wayne) Pester, and Kris (Regan) Hubbard; 7 beloved grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Delores Schwartz; and his nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services: 11:00 am on Fri., Oct. 7, 2016 at Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 “O” St., Lincoln.  Burial following in Wyuka Cemetery.  Memorials to the family for later designation in Bob’s honor.  Condolences www.wyuka.com

3 Responses to Robert “Bob” Carl Schwartz

  1. Joe Velasquez says:

    My condolence goes out to all Bobs family, I worked with him when he was a hostler at the at the shop on west O.I enjoyed working with him everyone liked him, he got along with everyone never gave anyone trouble. Im sorry I cant be there at the service. My prayers go out to all.
    Joe Velasquez

  2. Lynette Reetz June says:

    My Deepest Sympathy to the Schwartz family, especially Vickie, Laura & Kris, so hard losing a parent, a part of your heart goes with them forever, your dad may be gone but the memories & love you shared will stay forever,also thinking of you Barb “Mom” so much, so many wonderful memories of you both, that empty spot you feel is going to hurt & life as you’ve known it for so long not the same….May God wrap His Loving arms around all of you now & the tough days yet to come, my love & thoughts to all of you.

  3. Tina McDevitt says:

    My deep and sincere sympathy to Mr. Schwartz’s Family. I knew him through my 40 year friendship with his lovely wife, Barb, as we were co-workers in the
    District Office of Lincoln Public Schools,in the Special Education Office.
    My prayers are offered to the family.
    Sincerely,
    Tina McDevitt

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