Leopoldina (Skip) R. Schwahn | West River Eagle

Leopoldina (Skip) R. Schwahn


Leopoldina (Skip) R. Schwahn, loving mother, passed away November 18, 2012. She is survived by her son, Vincent L. Schwahn and daughter-in-law, Betty Schwahn, two grandchildren, Lucas and Gina Hepler and one step granddaughter, Nicol Marie Newell-Bell and five great-grandchildren.
Leopoldina was born in Strasburg, ND, to Anton and Mary (Greffre) Schwahn on October 13, 1923.  She graduated from Eagle Butte High School in Eagle Butte, SD in 1943. She moved to Wichita and was employed by Boeing  Aircraft in 1952. She was transferred to Boeing in Everett, WA and worked there until she retired in 1986. In 2000 she returned to Kansas and lived in Mulvane. A memorial service was held at St. Michael’s in Mulvane on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Share memories at watsonfuneral.com.