Bonnie Lou Schweyer

July 21, 1938March 31, 2018

Bonnie Lou Schweyer, 79, of Fort Wayne, fell asleep for the last time on March 31, 2018, at Genesis Healthcare of New Haven. Born on July 21, 1938, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Luella Inman. On September 16, 1955, she married her best friend and love of her life, Clarence W. Schweyer Jr, who also preceded her in death. A member of St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, the church’s Ladies Aid and Altar Guild. In her younger years, she spent countless hours volunteering for St Paul’s Lutheran Church. In remembering Bonnie, one of the greatest achievements in her life was when she took on city hall through a petition campaign, and won the right for city water and sewers for her neighborhood.

She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Schweyer, of New Haven; sons, Clarence W. (Connie) Schweyer III, of Stroh, Jeffrey Schweyer, of Fort Wayne, Matthew Schweyer, of Dallas, Texas, James Schweyer, of Fort Wayne, and Richard (Wendy Ferguson) Schweyer, of Fort Wayne; ten grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Charlene Brundege, Sharon Logan, and Judy Voors; brother, David Inman. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Jean Johnson; and brother, Charles Inman.

Funeral service will be 11am, Thursday, April 5, at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1126 S. Barr Street, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm, Wednesday, April 4, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to St Paul’s Lutheran Church Endowment Fund.


  • St. Paul's Endowment Fund


  • Calling Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Calling Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Calling Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2018

Bonnie Lou Schweyer

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Tim Hubert

April 5, 2018

I want to offer my condolences to you and your family. Dad's are great, but Mom's are the BEST! I hope you are doing well and would like to hear from you. E-mail Hube

Richard Schweyer

April 2, 2018

Too many to chose from but how about the time I “99 cented” my room. Got a little wack on the backside but I honestly think it hurt her more than me. Love you mom tell pop I miss him and love him.

Kaitlyn Schweyer

April 2, 2018

Rest In Peace grandma.
With the love of your family
Lifting you up into heaven.
You are free of the pain of morality.

Let Jesus’ hands wrap around you,
And bring you into your new home.
May grandpa greet you with kisses,
And lead you to God’s mighty throne.

May your wisdom grace us,
All that are filled with despair.
And may you, our new angel,
Lovingly wipe away our tears.

Matthew Schweyer

April 2, 2018

Best MOM, I could ever ask for. She was stubborn, determined and measured in her responses. While as a teenager, I may have not always agreed with the method, I never mistook, she was that, my MOM!. The irony, she wasn’t smiling in this photo. However, she told me how happy, she was at that moment. I’d just graduated Basic Training & was headed out to Medic school. Then & only then, did I understand the internal struggle she was dealing with. And, she beat that too. Her pain is over, her journey completed and in the arms of her SAVIOR & comfort of sitting next to POPS, I love u to MOM!