Dale T. Schwebke, 71, of Belvidere, IL passed away peacefully, Tuesday afternoon, April 12, 2016 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a lingering illness. Dale was born January 9, 1945 in Belvidere, IL the son of Warren T. and Roberta I. (Winchester) Schwebke. Dale married Nancy L. Helsdon-Voiles on October 7, 1978 in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church in Belvidere. Following his high school graduation, Dale joined the US Navy to serve our country. Following his Navy service, Dale worked for the State of Illinois-Highway Department retiring after 25 years. Following his retirement he worked part time for Swan Hills Golf Course. Dale enjoyed all sports, particularly softball and golf. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he made his spiritual home and was a loving participant of the “Grandpa Club”.
Dale is loved and will be missed by his wife, Nancy of Belvidere; the children they raised together, Todd (Diane) Schwebke of Rockford, Brett (Lynsie) Schwebke of Winnebago, Marty (Nicole) Voiles of Rockford, Julie (Kari) Swimelar of Belvidere; grandchildren, Bryant Voiles, Brandt Voiles, Natalie Voiles, Cameron Swimelar, Caitlyn Swimelar, Kerstin Rewerts; sister, Judy (Carl) Ballard of Caledonia, IL; brother, Jerry (Kathy) Schwebke of Belvidere; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016 in First Presbyterian Church, 221 North Main Street, Belvidere, IL with funeral services at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp officiating. Burial will be in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials can be given in care of the Alzheimer’s Association in Dale’s remembrance. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016 in First Presbyterian Church, 221 North Main Street, Belvidere, IL