Robert Dean Schwint

SPRINGFIELD — Robert Dean Schwint, age 88, of Springfield died on Aug. 1, 2019, at Franklin Rehab and Health in Franklin.

Visitation will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Graveside Service will be held in Home Cemetery, on Monday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m.

Military Rites by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.

The clergy will be Pastor Nathanael Mayhew.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Robert “Robbie” Dean Schwint, 88, passed away on Aug. 1, 2019. He was born on February 28, 1931 in Sleepy Eye the son of Frank and Theo (Stowell) Schwint. He was a 1950 graduate of Sleepy Eye High School and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. Robert married Janet Mickelsen on Nov. 7, 1953 and God blessed the union with three children. Robert worked for John Deere and walked a mail route for the USPS for 37 years. Robert loved camping, fishing, hunting, playing cards, and fixing small engines. He was a member of the Lion’s Club, Servicemen’s Club and V.F.W where he served as commander. He was a member of Trinity and Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Robert is survived by his children: Jack (Pam) Schwint of Fridley, Jill (Kevin) Munstertuger of Buffalo, Jerry (Julie) Schwint of Redwood Falls; grandchildren: Jacob, Carli (Travis), Anna Schwint, Amanda and Abby Munsterteiger, Cheynne and Tabatha Schwint; sister-in-law Sandy (John) Schmanski; nieces and nephews. He is preceeded in death by his parents, his wives: Janet and Viola, and Eunice, sisters: Francis (Russ) Feig, Hazel (Ebe) Ebelsisor, Grace (Bill) Volker, and Marjorie (Ivan) Sandmann.

Family and friends are invited to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church after the service for Robert’s favorites: dessert and strong coffee.