Donald R. “Don” Schwartz, 68, of Berne passed away Friday, February 7, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born December 20, 1951, in Portland to Solomon B. and Ruth E. (Eicher) Schwartz.
A 1970 graduate of Bluffton High School, he was a long-time truck driver for Coca-Cola in Fort Wayne. He then went to work at All American Homes in Decatur and had most recently worked at Studabaker Specialty Woodworks in Bluffton. He attended the Berne Evangelical Church and loved golfing and bowling. He enjoyed collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia, along with many other things. He also enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his mother of Berne; son, Jason R. Schwartz of Portland; three daughters, Danielle S. Johnson of Columbia City; Jessica S. (Chris) Privett of Fort Wayne; and Tiffany A. Amweg (Wes Lamons) of Decatur; 10 grandchildren, Ashley Johnson (Jared Tanner); Courtney Johnson (Jordan Andrews); Emily Johnson; Taren, Trendon, Tenley, and Terryck Privett; and Mecennah, Maddex, and Maven Amweg; three great-grandchildren, Miyah and Mason Andrews; and Olivia Tanner; sister, Sonja (Mike) Kelly of Berne; and seven brothers, Robert (Becky) Schwartz; and Chris (Naundus) Schwartz, both of Bluffton; Steve (Christy) Schwartz of South Lyon, Michigan; Myron (Liz) Schwartz of Celina, Ohio; Anthony (Michelle) Schwartz of Bluemont, Virginia; Kevin (Schekinah) Schwartz of Asheville, North Carolina; and David (Charla) Schwartz of Muncie.
He was preceded in death by his father; and son-in-law, Larry E. Johnson.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11 from 4-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, February 12 at Berne Evangelical Church, 5481S 450W, Berne. Officiating will be Rev. Allen Sudmann. Burial will be at Berne Evangelical Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family, in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements provided by Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Online condolences may be made at www.goodwincaleharnish.com.