TOLONO -- Dickie Schwabe, 78, of Neoga, passed away at 2:47PM, Monday, September 11, 2017 at home.
Funeral services will be at noon, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Freese Funeral Home, Tolono with Rev. Al Simonson officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Pesotum. Visitation will be from 10AM to noon on Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Schwabe was born January 10, 1939 at Kinmundy, Il, a son to Richard and Helen Wainescott Schwabe. He married Diane Schweighart on August 24, 1957 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pesotum, she survives. Also surviving are two children; Richard (Mindy) Schwabe and Terri (Richard) Smith both of Tolono, two grandchildren; Courtney (Greg) Smith and Jacob (Jami) Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He retired from Illinois Central Railroad. He loved to fish, boat, water ski and garden.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or donor’s choice.