Otto Schwartz Obituary

Otto J. Schwartz
Otto J. Schwartz
Otto J. Schwartz

August 18, 1920 - July 20, 2006
Born in Urbana, Illinois
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Otto J. Schwartz, 85, died of lung cancer Thursday, July 20, 2006 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 24 at the Mercy Court Apartments Chapel where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow the service and burial will be 11:30 a.m., Wednesday at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Manly, IA.

Otto was born in Urbana, IL and lived in Mason City for many years before moving to Des Moines five years ago. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. He owned and operated Otto's T.V. Sales and Service in Mason City for 30 years, retiring in 1984. He enjoyed all electronics including computer and Ham Radio operation.

Otto is survived by his daughter, Rosemary Chodur (John McClain) of Altoona; grandson, Douglas (Diana) Chodur and their children Alisha and Donovan of Oakland Acres, IA; granddaughter, Debra (Kevin) Flippo and their children Michael and Joshua of Tooele, UT; grandson Daniel (Tricia) Chodur and their son, Ethan of Altoona; and brother, Robert (Joan) Schwartz of Bonita Springs, FL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda; brother, George; sister, Ruth Mary and his great-granddaughter, Michelle.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice.





Mercy Court Apartments Chapel
621 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Monday, July 24, 2006
9:30 AM
Mercy Court Apartments Chapel
621 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Monday, July 24, 2006
10:30 AM
Sacred Heart Cemetery-Manly
Manly, IA
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
11:30 AM


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131