2001 Slinger High School grad killed in farming accident


Nov. 19, 2018 – Lomira, WI – Family and friends in the Slinger and Allenton area are mourning the loss of 36-year-old Timothy Schwinn.

Shawano County Coroner Brian Westfahl said an emergency rescue call came in Friday, Nov. 16.

Map of Township of Navarino in Shawano County


“The incident occurred in the Town of Navarino,” said Westfahl.

Shawano County Sheriff’s Captain Tom Tuma said Theda Star was requested at 7:32 p.m.

Westphal said there “was a gravity box and Tim ended up pinned underneath it by a tire.”

A gravity box is used to haul grain.

Tuma said the incident is not under investigation.

Schwinn was reportedly working on his cousin’s farm when the accident occurred.





No further details are being released at this time.


Schwinn’s obituary is posted HERE.


Please keep the Schwinn family in your thoughts and prayers.

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