Michael L. Schewe, 75, of Roscoe, IL died at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, October 20, 2016 in his home surrounded by his loving family. \r\nHe was born May 7, 1941 in Rockford, IL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence and Lois (Sandehn) Schewe. He graduated from Hononegah High School. Married the former Mary Melzer in Rockford, IL on March 16, 1968. Michael was a truck driver and farmer most of life, with his passion being farming later in life. He was a member of Oaks Range Rider Snowmobile Club, having served as an officer and chairman of the board. With the Oaks Range Riders he participated in many snowmobile drag racing, water skipping events and other events. Michael loves his wife, children, grandchildren and farming. \r\nSurvivors include: wife Mary Schewe of Roscoe, IL; daughters Rhonda (Joe) Petsch of South Beloit, IL and Sue (Jamie) Schewe of Rockton, IL; son Ron (Sarah) Schewe of Mason, OH; grandchildren Joseph, Robin, Michael Petsch, Matthew Schewe, Jasmine, Toris, Isaiah Richardson, Emma, Abigail, Cameron Schewe and sister Sally (Truman) Dunn, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents.\r\nFuneral ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 24, 2016 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL with Chaplin Nancy Toubl of Beloit Regional Hospice officiating. Burial will be Roscoe Township Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday, October 23.