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Fred J. Schwindt
March 6, 1922 – October 12, 2017

The Dalles – Fred, 95, died October 12 in The Dalles. He was born and raised in the Jordan area, living in Stayton since 1942. Fred served in the US Navy during WWII. He married Dorothy Branch on December 28, 1948 in Stayton, she preceded him in death on May 25, 2005. Fred married Eleanor (Gorman) Hall on February 4, 2006 in Stayton.

He owned and operated his own log truck for 36 years. Fred was a member of Immaculate Conception and St. Boniface Catholic Churches, Knights of Columbus and Disabled American Vets. He enjoyed building grandfather clocks, fishing and was one of Stayton’s top blood donors by donating a total of 19 gallons.

Fred is survived by his sons: Kenneth Schwindt of Lincoln, DE and Randal Schwindt of Manzanita; wife: Eleanor of Sublimity; brother: Clarence Schwindt of Lebanon; sister: Frances Freitas of Honolulu, HI; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Steven.

Recitation of Rosary will be Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:30 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Contributions may be made to Regis/St. Mary School. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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