Harry Peter Zwach
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Harry Peter Zwach

November 19, 1910 - January 15, 2010

Harry Peter Zwach

November 19, 1910 - January 15, 2010


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Obituary for Harry Peter Zwach

Harry Peter Zwach was born on November 19, 1910, on the family farm in Gales Township to Joseph and Barbara (Hammerschmidt) Zwach. He grew up on the farm and graduated from Milroy High School in 1929. On June 6, 1938, he was united in marriage to Louise Frank from Wabasso. The couple farmed and raised their family south of Milroy. Service to community was very important to Harry. He was a 76 year member of the Knights of Columbus, was an active member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, and belonged to numerous other local, township, community and agricultural boards and committees. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed following Milroy baseball teams, the Twins, Vikings and others. He also enjoyed playing and listening to music. Harry and Louise enjoyed dancing. They also enjoyed travelling and spent 23 winters in Harlingen, TX. For the last couple of years, the couple has been living at the Golden Living Center in Wabasso. Harry died on Friday, January 15, 2010, at the Redwood Falls Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Louise, currently living in Wabasso, children Donald (and Fran) of Waseca, David (and Pat) of Tracy, Janet (and Jim) Fuhrmann of Marshall, Ken (and Joan) of Chanhassen, Marlys (and Ron) Ousky of Edina, grandchildren Thomas (and Debra) Zwach, Michael (and Alexia) Zwach, Greg (and Peg) Zwach Diane (and Dan) Flygare, Alan (and Kristi) Zwach, Doug Zwach, Kim (and JamIe) Jenniges, Susan (and Stephen) Freedman, Christine Fuhrmann, Jason (and Ta’mora) Fuhrmann, Jane (and Frank) Laporte, StevE (and Kristi) Zwach, Maria, Daniel and Katie Ousky, 18 great-grandchildren, one sister Carol (and Vic) Kesteloot of Marshall, sisters-in-law Bernice, Leah and Doris Zwach, Mary Ann Krueger, Gordon Georgius, Joan and Frank Wilbur, Elaine Schmidt, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Rose (and Bill) Fisher, Elsie (and Joe) Schloegel, Joseph Jr., John (and Agnes), Emma (and Hubert) Van Keulen, Paul, Roman (and Rita), Henry, Robert, in-laws Raymond Frank, Edward and Alice Frank, Bill Krueger, Dorothy Georgius, Arlene and Howard Welu, Lloyd Schmidt and one grandson Jon Fuhrmann.

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