Jon “Bear” Zwirschitz, 66
Jon “Bear” Zwirschitz, age 66 of Mattoon, died on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Aspirus Hospital in Antigo.
Bear was born on December 7, 1952 in Antigo, to the late Joe & Edna (Beck) Zwirschitz. Bear was well known throughout the community for his many roles including Shawano County Board Supervisor, President of the Mattoon Snow-Runners, and Mattoon Fire & EMS volunteer for 48 years, just to name a few. He enjoyed many things in life, his favorites being hunting, fishing, camping up north and spending time with family and friends.
He leaves behind his son, Justin (Pennie) Zwirschitz; significant other Ronda Rades; her son Gayland (Karen) Rades; grandchildren Vidalia, Cora and Temperance Zwirschitz; siblings Gary (Joyce) Zwirschitz, Diane (David) Weigel, Jayne (Tom) Schmidt, Tim (Barb) Zwirschitz and numerous friends and family. He will be dearly missed.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Deacon Tom Hartman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the time of services at the funeral home.