The Rev. Alan Arthur Schwochow

The Rev. Alan Arthur Schwochow, 64, of Castalia, died Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.

He was born June 7, 1953, in Sandusky, to Eric E. and Lucille (Norman) Schwochow.

He is survived by his daughter, Miriam Schwochow of Castalia; a grandson; sister, Carol Hildebrandt of Bellevue; brother, the Rev. Eric (Karen) Schwochow of Toledo; and former wife, Elizabeth Schwochow of Minnesota.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue.

His funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, Castalia, with the Rev. Philip Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice.