Miles George Schweiger
January 7, 1933 - February 26, 2019
Miles George Schweiger, age 86, of Mt. Vernon Missouri, passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side on February 26, 2019. He was born January 7, 1933, in Decorah Iowa the son of Mease and Dora (Meirick) Schweiger.
He graduated in 1951 from St. Mary's Catholic School in New Haven Iowa. In 1952 he married Lucy Johanns. This past December they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.
After marriage they settled in the southwest Missouri area. Miles was industrious and hardworking, owning several small businesses as well as raising cattle. Miles was known for his sense of humor and his no nonsense approach to life.
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Survivors include his wife, Lucy; his children, Nancy Hyland and her husband, Kevin of New Franklin, Missouri, Mike Schweiger and his wife, Shelia of Rogersville, Missouri, Jack Schweiger and his wife, Janet of Acworth, Georgia, Suzy Morgan and her husband, Larry of Springfield, Missouri and Gary Schweiger and wife, Lyla of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the St. Susanne Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations are being accepted for Intrepid Hospice or St. Susanne Catholic Church Food Pantry, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.