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John Sweitzer

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John A. Sweitzer, age 52, of Mason City, IA formerly of New Hampton, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 with his family by his side at MercyOne North Iowa in Mason City. A Memorial Service has been planned for 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with Pastor Kevin Frey officiating. There will be a visitation for friends to greet the family one hour prior to the memorial service on Wednesday. Burial will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.conway-markhamfh.com. Memorials may be directed to the family. John Alan was born November 6, 1967, the son of Gary and June (Hovick) Sweitzer in New Hampton. He attended and graduated from New Hampton High School in 1986. After completing his education in New Hampton, John made his home in Mason City where he attended and graduated from NIACC. After college he began working at Sears. Later he worked for Crescent Electric in sales. John also enjoyed bar tending in Mason City where he enjoyed the customers and made a lot of friends. John was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. He enjoyed sports, especially cheering for the Hawkeyes and Dallas Cowboys football. He played darts and enjoyed helping get an annual tournament together. John will be dearly missed by his sister, Carol (David) Hauser of New Hampton; his nephews, Hayden and Gatlin; his aunts, Janet (Larry) Tantow of Rochester, MN, Julie (Bud) DeWees of Huntington Beach, CA, Bev (Mike) Oleson of Ft. Dodge, IA, Genny Sweitzer of New Hampton and Mary Zook of Souix City, IA; his uncle, Ray (Audrey) Sweitzer of Cincinnati, OH along with numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gary and June; and his brother Dennis.

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  1. I am so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was always so kind and fun to be around. Many prayers.

  2. To the Sweitzer family, So very sorry for your loss. John will be missed by many. He was a great kid and exceptional man. So very glad to have known him for all these years and able to consider him not just a friend but family. Hugs to you all. Kim (Felton) Ruehlow

  3. Carol family. I am so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was always such a nice guy with a great smile. He will be missed. Carrie (Weigel) Baldwin

  4. Carol and family we are so sorry for the loss of your brother! You all have our deepest sympathies!! Stephen and Shelley Stalder

  5. Carol and family, Dave and I send our sympathy for the loss of your brother. Carol, you and I had such a nice visit at the program and when I heard about your brother it made me so sad for you. Many fond memories will remain with you forever.Sandy Jaschen

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Johns passing and extend my deepest sympathy to the remaining family. I remember him fondly from reading class.

  7. Carol and family. I am saddened to hear of Johns passing. Ill miss his sense of humor and all the fun we had. Mike Valdahl

  8. Carol, so very, very sorry to hear of your brother passing. My deepest sympathy extended to you and your family. Peg Brummond

  9. I am sorry to hear the passing of John. I knew John for several years in Mason City. May he rest in peace.

  10. Carol and family.So sorry for your loss. I didnt know your brother, but I remember you telling about how when you first started selling Tupperware, he was helping you out from the bar he worked at in Mason City. Thats a good brother!

  11. Carol and family, Sending my deepest sympathies to you all. Praying God will walk with you through this difficult time. Doreen Knutson Franzen

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