January 22, 1942 – December 12, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Judith “Judy” Schwagel, age 73, who died Saturday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House. Inurnment will be in the Minnesota Veterans Cemtery, Little Falls, MN.

Relatives and friends may call after 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the St. Boniface Catholic Church Narthex.

Judy was born in St. Cloud to Loren and Eleanor (Schriever) Zimmer. She married Marvin Schwagel on June 3, 1961 in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waite Park. Judy worked at Kiess Texaco Self-Serve, Fingerhut, Cold Spring Granite Bronze and Rocori School District. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, shopping, camping, feral cats and was an avid bird watcher. Judy was a member of St. Boniface Parish.

Survivors include her children, Rodney (Ann), Kelly (Kevin) Hiles, Stephen, Kristi Eiler, Sonja (Keith) Torborg, and Patrick (Leslie); grandchildren, Samuel Schwagel, Stacey (Fischbach), Dale, John, Jamie & Jade Hiles, Travis, Brandon & Garrett Schwagel, Ethan & Wyatt Eiler, Isabella, Dawson & Lily Torborg, Rachel Schwagel; great-grandchildren, Kloey Heim; brother, Jerry (Mary) Zimmer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin (August 5, 2013); sister, Phyllis Press; and in-law, Richard Press.

Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring, MN.