Melvin E. Schwieder

AMBOY – Memorial services for Melvin E. “Old Dad” Schwieder, 94, of Amboy will be 3 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Amboy. Burial will be in Vernon Center Cemetery, Vernon Center.

Schwieder died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Oak Lawn Health Care Center in Mankato. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of Winnebago is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Melvin E. Schwieder was born Dec. 10, 1919, in Amboy, son of Gustav and Laura (Hilke) Schwieder. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II in England, where he drove transport for military brass and dignitaries.

Survivors include: sons, Stuart Schwieder of Mankato, and Dan Schwieder of Amboy; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter.