Harold E. Schweitzer, age 95, of Osnaburg Township, OH went to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. He was born Nov. 3, 1924 to the late Jesse and Olive Ruth (Miller) Schweitzer. Dedicated to the land, Harold owned and operated his own farm for many years. He was a WWII Army Veteran who was stationed in Germany at the end of the war. He was a member of the Paris Israel Church and the Louisville American Legion. Harold was a 75-year member of the Robertsville Grange. He was a member of the Pomona, State, and National Granges as well.
Going to auctions, putting out a garden and spending time with family were a few of his favorite pastimes.
A man who didn’t quit, Harold taught us the value of hard work, giving unselfishly and living life to its fullest.
Harold is survived by his wife of 65 years, Velma A. (Dietz) Schweitzer; two daughters, Charlotte Schweitzer, Carolyn (Tim) Mann; a son, Dale (Nancy) Schweitzer; a brother, Carl Schweitzer; and two grandchildren, Kristi and Andrew Schweitzer. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Elaine Weber and Doris Metsker; and a granddaughter, Sarah Schweitzer.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stier-Israel Funeral Home in Louisville with Pastor Alan Lamb officiating. Calling hours will be 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Harold will be laid to rest, with military honors, in Union Cemetery, Louisville, OH. Online condolences may be left at www.stierisraelfuneralhome.com
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