Jean Carpenter Schwartz

Jean Carpenter Schwartz

Stoughton- Jean Carpenter Schwartz, age 90, passed peacefully on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born in Stoughton on May 21, 1927, the daughter of Lawrence and Helen Carpenter. Jean graduated from Stoughton High School in 1945.

On June 8, 1947 she married the love of her life, Bob Schwartz. Together they loved watching and attending Brewers baseball games, travelling throughout the U.S. and Europe, and cheering for the Badgers and Packers.

Jean spent most of her working years office managing and retired in 1986 from Central Storage and Warehouse after 26 years. She enjoyed cooking and baking, knitting dishcloths for family and friends, and 3pm coffee group at the Koffee Kup.

Jean is survived by her husband of 70 years, Bob; brother, Kenneth (Pauline); sisters-in-law, Gloria and Virginia Carpenter; nieces and nephews; and special niece-in-law, Sandy Scheel. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jim, John, Phillip, and Jerry; and sister, Ruth Ann Scheel.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Skaalen Chapel, 400 N. Morris Street, Stoughton, with Rev. James Koza officiating. Burial will follow in Lutheran Cemetery South. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the burial, at the Stoughton VFW Post 328. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of services at Skaalen. Memorials may be made to Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation. Please share your memories of Jean at:

Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 873-9244