Mark Anthony “Tony” Schwalb, age 54 of Beardstown, died Sunday, December 15, 2019.
He was born February 10, 1965 in Jacksonville, the son of Gaylen “Sonny” and Carol Hudson Schwalb. He married Lisa Ann Collins on October 27, 2007 in Jacksonville.
He is survived by his wife Lisa Ann Schwalb of Beardstown; his mother Carol Schwalb of Virginia, one daughter Karis (husband Dan) Van Meter of Concord; five grandchildren; one sister Tammy (husband Ken)Weir of Oregon; and one brother Tim (wife Mysti) Schwalb of Virginia. He was preceded in death by his father, and several aunts and uncles.
Mark attended Virginia Schools. He was employed with the maintenance department at Beardstown CUSD #15. He was an avid musician and played in several bands over the years and also worked on other musicians equipment and instruments. He enjoyed working with his hands and could build and fix anything. He and his wife enjoyed fishing together this past summer, taking trips and having picnics. Mark was always willing to help anyone he could.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown with Vicki Hull officiating. Burial will be in Black Oak Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 4-6 PM Wednesday at the memorial home.
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Family of Mark Schwalb
515 S. State Street, Beardstown IL 62618