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Henry Anthony Schwerkolt Print E-mail
August 23, 2002 11:00 pm

Henry Anthony Schwerkolt, 93, died Aug. 20, 2002.

He was born Jan. 9, 1909, in Hawthorne, N.Y.

He served in the armed forces during World War II.

Mr. Schwerkolt moved to Nevada and worked as a dairy and bakery router for many years in Sparks before moving to Reno to work at the Veterans Hospital for eight years.

He was a musician, serving as an organist and pianist at Calvary Baptist and Evangelical Free churches in Reno for 25 years.

After moving to Brookings, he and his wife Jessie became members of Brookings Presbyterian Church in 1976. He was ordained an elder in 1979 and served as the church organist for five years.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years in 1990.

A memorial service will be at Brookings Presbyterian Church Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Brookings Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 697, Brookings, OR 97415.

 

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