James Schwagerl
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Obituary of James LeRoy Schwagerl

JAMES (JIM) LEROY SCHWAGERL, 94, OF SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA PASSED AWAY ON MAY 17TH, 2020 SURROUNDED BY HIS FAMILY IN HIS LOVING HOME. DUE TO THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY COVID-19 MANDATES, FUNERAL SERVICES AND BURIAL WILL BE PRIVATE. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT ROSE FAMILY FUNERAL HOME ON THURSDAY MAY 22ND, 2020 WITH FATHER SHEA OF ST. ROSE OF LIMA CHURCH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS AT ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CEMETARY IN SIMI VALLEY, CA. JIM WAS BORN IN MINNESOTA TO WENCEL AND PEARL SCHWAGERL ON JANUARY 12TH, 1926, THE SECOND OF TWO CHILDREN. HE WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL AT MONTIVEDEO HIGH SCHOOL AND GRADUATED IN 1943. HE HONORABLY SERVED IN THE MERCHANT MARINES IN WW2. HE WORKED AS A SALESMAN FOR EDISON BROTHERS FOR 29 YEARS. HE ENJOYED GOLFING AND BEING WITH HIS FAMILY. HE WAS THE BEST JOKE TELLER EVER. HIS FAITH WAS VERY IMPORTANT TO HIM. HE WAS INVOLVED IN THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. HE WAS ALSO A EUCHARISTIC MINISTER AND ENJOYED GOING TO THE HOSPITAL TO GIVE HOLY COMMUNION TO THOSE WHO WERE ILL. JAMES LEROY SCHWAGERL IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE OF 72 YEARS, VIVIAN MAE SCHWAGERL OF SIMI VALLEY, CA. HE HAD 6 CHILDERN ; PEGGY FERRALLI, JOHN SCHWAGERL, DAVID SCHWAGERL, MARY GARRETT, JULIE REED, AND JOSEPHINE VASQUEZ. HE HAD 18 GRANDCHILDREN ; THOMAS FERRALLI, MARNI DARLING, TIMOTHY FERRALLI, ANDREW SCHWAGERL, KRISTEN SCHWAGERL, CORINNE FROST, ANDREA LUNDGREN, MATTHEW SCHWAGERL, CLAIRE CLARK, EMMA SCHWAGERL, SALLY SCHWAGERL, SARAH BUERGER, JASON GARRETT, JENNIFER HALL, RANDY REED, NICOLE REED, JONI VANISH, ERIC VASQUEZ. HE WAS ALSO BLESSED WITH 16 GREAT GRAND CHILDREN ; SYDNEY FERRALLI, LUKE FERRALLI, CARLY FERRALLI, DILYNN DARLING, PRESLEY DARLING, LENNON DARLING, ZACHARY FROST, ABIGAIL FROST, ORRIN FROST, JENNA FROST, BRODY LUNDGREN, OWEN LUNDGREN, MADELINE SCHWAGERL, MAX SCHWAGERL, CHARLEE CLARK, AND NICHOLAS BUERGER. JIM HAD A LARGE EXTENDED FAMILY OF NUMEROUS GENERATIONS, AND A LIST OF FRIENDS, ALL WHOM HE HELD CLOSE TO HIS HEART. HE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, WENCEL AND PEARL SCHWAGERL AND HIS OLDER BROTHER HAROLD SCHWAGERL. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, MEMORIAL DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE RESCUE MISSION IN VENTURA OR TO THE VETERANS ASSOCIATION. JAMES LEROY SCHWAGERL WAS A WONDERFUL HUSBAND, FATHER, GRANDFATHER, GREAT GRANDFATHER AND A FRIEND TO ALL. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED AND WILL REMAIN FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS.
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