John R. Swendrowski (Milwaukee John), age 69 of Weyauwega, passed away on Monday September 24, 2012. John was born on March 14, 1943, the son of Frank and Francis Swendrowski. John is survived by his son Michael (Pam) Swendrowski of Seattle, WA; loving companion of 27 years Leanne Pierce of Weyauwega, WI; step daughter Jody Arndt of Oshkosh, WI; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, many other relatives and friends. John was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held on Friday September 28, 2012 at 2 P.M. at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca. Father Paul Vanden Hogen will officiate. A memorial gathering will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday September 28, 2012 from 1 P.M. until the time of service at 2 P.M. Online condolences available at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.