Obituaries

Allan “Al” Schwickerath, 53, Charles City

Allan “Al” Schwickerath, 53, of Charles City, passed away on July 1, 2022 peacefully in his sleep.

A funeral Mass for Al Schwickerath will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charles City with Reverend Tom Heathershaw officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Charles City.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 with a Scripture Service beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home. Visitation will continue one hour before the funeral Mass at the church on Thursday.

Allan “Al” LaVern Schwickerath was born on November 11, 1968, and he grew up in Charles City, Iowa. He enjoyed baseball, basketball, golf, and slow pitch softball. Al also enjoyed coaching T-ball, AAU girls basketball, and boys basketball. For 20 years, his voice could be heard on KCHA radio as one of the voices of the Comets.

Al was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. He recently took his son, Jaxon, to the Iowa Hawkeye basketball camp where they won the free throw contest. Jaxon was the light of his life. He enjoyed helping Jaxon learn how to play baseball and basketball.

Al is survived by his son, Jaxon; mother, Marlene Schwickerath; sister, Kathleen Waite; brother, Anthony (Jen) Schwickerath; nieces: Ashley Lalan and Echo (Jake) Cayton; great-nephew, Milo Cayton; great-niece, Willow Cayton; mother of Jaxon, Amber Young; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and friends.

Al was preceded in death by his father, LaVern Schwickerath; paternal grandparents, Victor and Rose Schwickerath; and maternal grandparents, Henry and Agnes Elliott.

Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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