Valeria M. Schwers – Rockford, IL, formerly of New Vienna

Valeria M. Schwers, 100, of Rockford, Il (formerly of New Vienna, IA), passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Amberwood Care Centre in Rockford, Ill. Valeria was born December 17, 1913 in New Vienna, IA, the daughter of Frank H. & Sophia (Vonderhaar) Wilgenbusch. She was married to Al Schwers of New Vienna, IA . He preceded her in death in 1972. Valeria was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church.
Survivors include sisters; Sr. Grace Marie Wilgenbusch, La Crosse, WI, Anna Mae Wright and Esther Knutson of Rockford, IL, Sister-in-law, Betty Wilgenbusch of Dyersville, IA and numerous nieces, nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings & in laws; Marie and Bill Schwers, Joseph Wilgenbusch, Albin and Helen Wilgenbusch, Barbara and Ralph Graham, Emil and Helen Wilgenbusch, John Wilgenbusch and Harold Knutson.
Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at St. Bernadette Church, Rockford, with a visitation from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be a 3 p.m. graveside service in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, New Vienna, IA. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The family would like to thank Amberwood Care Centre for the great care they provided Valeria. Arrangement by Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 3910 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford, IL 61103-. To express online condolences, please visit: