Maxwell Thomas Schwolert of Lewisville, Texas, was set free from this world to be with Christ his Savior. He passed away with his family by his side at 7:15 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota at the age of 17.
Max was stricken with an illness on the day after Christmas against which he fought with courage until his body could no longer sustain his life.
Max was the cherished child of Tom and Melanie Schwolert and beloved brother to Jazmine and Zoey, who were his best friends. He was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 19, 1995.
Max was known for his caring nature and unique sense of humor. He loved golf and basketball and was very involved in youth ministry at Faith Lutheran Church in Flower Mound. He was admired by little children and his peers, leaving a legacy of love that affected many lives.
Max joins his grandfather Norman W. Schwolert in heaven.
He is survived by his parents and sisters, his grandparents Ruth Schwolert and David and Dixie Teig, along with many cousins, aunts and uncles. He will be greatly missed.
A visitation will be held at Faith Lutheran, Flower Mound, on Friday, January 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 5. A reception will follow at Faith Lutheran Church. Private family burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Faith Lutheran Church "Love to the Max" Youth Ministry Fund.