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William “Willie” Schawang, Jr., 81, of Falls City, NE, passed away May 13, 2018 at Falls City. He was born October 15, 1936 at Falls City to William and Mary (Nitzsche) Schawang.
He married Betty Sheehan on June 15, 1957 at Falls City. She passed away February 8, 2008.
Willie was raised northeast of Falls City and graduated Falls City Sacred Heart in 1954. He started farming with his father and also worked for Jerry Sinclair. When married the couple established their home northeast of Falls City. He farmed and raised livestock his entire life. He retired from farming in 2012. He helped organize a crime watch organization northeast of Falls City. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Willie is survived by his sons, Rick and his wife Lisa of Salem, NE, Darrin and his wife Kim of Falls City, daughters, Jeannie Mullins and her husband Dave of Falls City, Theresa Schawang of Orlando, FL, brother, David Joe and his wife Jan of Hastings, NE, ten grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a twin brother, Wayne and a brother Ronnie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Thomas Dunavan as the presiding priest. Interment will be in Falls City Catholic Cemetery.
A Parish Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 6:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home with family receiving friends following the rosary.