Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 15, 2013

Jeremy David Paul Schwierking


RAPID CITY — Jeremy Schwierking, 18, of Rapid City, passed away Jan. 12, 2013.

Jeremy was born on Sept. 12, 1994, in Traverse City to Douglas Schneider and Stacci Schwierking.

Jeremy was a colorful person who loved music. He was a self-proclaimed Hippie and a fan of Bob Marley. He enjoyed playing Nintendo 64 and spending time with his friends, and niece and nephew. Jeremy loved to drink coffee and could often be found with a hot cup of joe in his hand.

He was currently a senior at Sunrise Academy in Elk Rapids. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jeremy is survived by his parents, Doug and Stacci; twin brother, Jacob; brother, Joseph; sister, Barbi; niece, Jaydin; nephew, Cohnor; grandpa, Jack Schneider; grandma, Barb Miller, and grandpa John Gantner; uncle Bill and aunt Dena Gantner; uncles, Matt (Vanessa) Gantner, Mike Gantner, and Lonnie Gantner; and countless friends whom he considered family.

Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandma, Connie Schneider; and Mema Irena Franklin.

Visitation for friends and family will take place on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684. The funeral service will also take place at the funeral home on Friday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the family. Please visit to share your thoughts and memories with the family.

The family is being served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.