Willard A. Schwent, 84 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, MO.
He was born December 22, 1936 in Ste. Genevieve, MO and was married to Ava (Bahr) Schwent on October 8, 1960.
He is survived by Wife, Ava K. Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Three Sons, Michael (Rose) Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Carl Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Brian (Rene) Schwent of Desloge, MO; Brother, Leeman (Barbara) Schwent of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Grandchildren, Kenneth, Cody and Nicole Schwent; Several Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by Father, Valentine Schwent; Mother, Mabel (Aubuchon) Schwent.
Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm and Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 8:00 am till 9:15 am, with a 7:00 PM K of C service Friday.
Service was at St. Lawrence Church, Lawrenceton, MO on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10:00 am. The Clergy was Rev. Michael Benz.
Burial was at St. Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrenceton, MO
Graveside military services performed by VFW Post 2210
Memorials can be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital or St. Lawrence Church
He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Bloomsdale & Western Catholic Union. Willard enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, he served in the US National Guard for 13 years. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and his grandchildren.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com.