Dale Ernst Schwartz

March 19, 1927October 22, 2018

Dale Ernst Schwartz Jr, 91 of Vancouver WA, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018. He was born on March 19, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio to Dale Ernst Sr. and Marie Elizabeth (Vogt) Schwartz. He graduated from Powell High School in Powell, Ohio in 1945. Dale was an aircraft mechanic in the Army Air Corps from 1946 to 1947 and served with the 90th Attack Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group at Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Japan.

Dale married Doris Eileen Reeb on April 16, 1950 in Columbus, Ohio. He worked as a carpenter in general construction from 1948 to 1986 and was a member of Local Union 200 of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in Ohio. He was a member of Groveport Zion Lutheran Church and Reynoldsberg Revelers Square Dance Club in Ohio. They relocated to Florida in 1990 enjoying retirement in Colony Cove Senior Community where Dale was Captain of the Shuffleboard Team and members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bradenton FL.

Dale is survived by his wife Doris Schwartz of Vancouver WA; daughters Shirley Odell (Michael) of Vancouver WA and Deborah Walker (Robert) of Clemmons NC; grandsons Darrel Smith (Katrina) of North Plains OR and Kevin Smith (Erin) of Beaverton OR and great grandchildren Dawson Smith, Aubrey-Ellen Smith, Liam Smith and Kaylee Tyon.

Private Services will be held later. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Peace Health Hospice in Vancouver WA. Arrangements entrusted to Vancouver Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Washington.


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Dale Ernst Schwartz

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