Robert Schwier Obituary

Robert  Clyde  Schwier
Robert Clyde Schwier

September 22, 1946 - May 6, 2020
Born in Aurora, IL
Resided in Darien, Illinois

Obituary

Robert C. Schwier, age 73, of Darien passed away Wednesday, May 6th, 2020.

Born September 22, 1946 in Lisle, he was the son of Frank R. Schwier, Sr. and Lillian B. Schwier. He attended Lisle Community High School and graduated in 1964. Robert went on to receive a degree in Architectural Technology. On July 3rd, 1973 he married Jean R. Homme in Wheaton and together have cherished each other for 46 years.

He was a 50 year gold card member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local 74. He built beautiful fireplaces, hospitals, and buildings all over the Chicagoland area. His father was one of the original bricklayers who built the Buckingham Fountain in downtown Chicago and years later, Robert was asked to be one of the bricklayers to restore the fountain. Robert was very proud of his family legacy in his Union trade. He enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, driving his 1955 Chevy to car shows, and spending time with the family.

Survivors include Jean (Homme) Schwier of Darien, three children: Robert J. Schwier of Peoria, Christa Ahearn of Las Vegas, and Kristina (Steven) Dickens of Darien; four grandchildren: Jack, Ryan and Olivia Schwier, Alliyah Dickens. He is survived by his sisters: Esther Kreft, Beatrice Shuminas, Francine Noetzel; one brother Frank (DeLois) Schwier.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Dorothea (Martin) Berush, Lillian (Robert) Seaton; one brother, Richard (Dolores) Schwier; one son, William D. Schwier.

Internment will be private. Due to the COVID-19 Virus, there will be a memorial service at a later date.

Memorials in Robert's memory may be made to his home church, Christ Lutheran Church of Clarendon Hills or Lurie Children's Hospital.

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Funeral Home
DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel
951 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL US 60185
2020-07-05T