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Obituary for Vernal Schwitzer

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Vernal Schwitzer

November 4, 1928 - June 16, 2012

Vernal Schwitzer passed away at the young age of 83. He was the son of George and Alida Schwitzer. He married Rachel Ann Carpenter November 11, 1954 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vern loved bowling, camping going to Wendover and Jackpot for a little gambling and enjoyed a beer or two with the Schwitzer clan around the BBQ. He worked at Hill Air Force Base and retired after 33 years. He built his own home in Ogden, (West Haven) with the help of his wife, brothers and sister-in-laws. Vern helped raise 2 children: Donna Salerno of South Ogden, Richard Atwood, Arizona. He is also survived by: 2 grandchildren, Rikkie Coley, Brian Nicholls, 1 great grandchild, Kennedy Coley, his brother, George Schwitzer of Evanston, Wyoming, 11 nieces and nephews who he loved very much and a special niece who spoiled Vern any time she could. Vern was preceded in death by 4 sisters: Francis Clarence Nelson, Leona George Gomm, Lucy Doral Roueche, Edith DeMar Bradshaw and 2 brothers: Vearl and Ruby Schwitzer and John and Judy Schwitzer.As for myself (his wife) I will miss the gentle man who I love dearly. Graveside Services for Vern will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th Street, Ogden. A viewing will be held from 12:45 ~ 1:45 p.m. prior to services at Leavitt’s Mortuary. Please send us your condolences and a memory at


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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: November 4, 1928
Died: June 16, 2012

Condolences for Vernal Schwitzer

Margie Christensen posted on 6/21/12

Ann, I am sorry for your loss, Bob and I appriciate your friendship over the years. Bob and Vern had a great relationship that I am sure is now continuing. Thanks for your friendship and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Margie


Bettie Jensenj posted on 6/21/12

Ann i am sorry to here about vernal. I know what you are going through.We had some good times over the years i will cherish those time.Iwell be out of town but know my heart will be with you.


Alan & Marian West posted on 6/20/12

Dear Ann and family, we are so sorry to hear of Vern;s passing. Vern was the most thoughtful and caring gentleman. He akways had a smile on his face and warm words to all who came in contact with him. The friendship bowling league will dearly miss Vern walking in with Ann and joining in on the fun. We're sure Vern is in a better place now and will be looking down on all with a smile.We pray that God will give strenght to the family during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts, Your bowling Buddies. Alan & Marian West


Terry M. Wixom & Pamela V. Wixom posted on 6/19/12

Vern, we are going to miss you, hope they have some nice bowling alleys where you have gone. Ann our hearts and prayers are with you and the family at this time of sorrow.. Will always remember the good times at the bowling alleys..