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Warren W. Schwid
December 28th, 2009
Milwaukee native Warren W. Schwid died of heart failure on Nov. 15. He was 84.
A graduate of Washington High School, he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.
In 1950, he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. An engineer, he worked as plant manager for Perfex Corporation in Milwaukee and May Steel Company in Menomonee Falls and Allerton.
A member of Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, he served as its volunteer photographer. Other hobbies included playing tennis, baseball, racketball, bicycling, photographing nature, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by wife Lila Schwid; daughter Sharon White of Anchorage, Alaska; stepdaughters Julie (Peter Kunen) Hankin of Portland, Ore., and Nancy (Philip) Herrick of Glendale; stepson Michael (Wendy) Hankin of Pewaukee; and five grandchildren.
Burial was in Southeastern Wisconsin VA Memorial Cemetery. Rabbi Marc Berkson officiated. Blane Goodman Funeral Service handled the arrangements.
The family would appreciate memorial contributions to Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun.