Merlin Von Duke Schwartz, 7Yr. of Blanco, Texas passed away from Spinal Cancer on Feb. 14, 2017 at 3:00P.M. at Country Hills Veterinary Clinic with Kenny Patin D.V.M. Merlin was born Dec. 02, 2009 in Beasley Texas with American Heritage German Shepherd Dogs with Judy Shuford & Cheryn Preiss. He was the son of American Heritage’s Maverick (father) & AHGSD Von Jetta (Mother). Merlin was a Blk/Tn Male German Shepherd Register with American Kennel Club. and also had grooming done at Stay-N-Play Pet Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas. Survivors: Rocky & Tina Schwartz, Elizabeth Schwartz, Diana & Charles Diest, Chrissy & Joash Lake, Amanda Krauskopf & Children- and Heidi Krauskopf, Hailey Krauskopf, Haiden Krauskopf, & April Koch (Down’s Girl) Zoe Wright, Eve Wright. Merlin is preceded in death by Lee Roy Schwartz. Merlin was a loving caring pet for the hole family and will forever be in our hearts and memories for very.

The Last Battle

If it should be that I grow frail and weak and pain should keep me from my sleep,

Then will you do what must be done, For this– the last battle — can’t be won.

You will be sad I understand, but don’t let grief then stay your hand, for on this day, more than the rest,

Your love and friendship must stand the test.

We have had so many happy years, you wouldn’t want me to suffer so.

When the time comes, please, let me go.

Take me to where to my needs they’ll tend.

Only stay with me till the end and hold me firm and speak to me until my eyes no longer see.

I know in time you will agree it is a kindness you do to me.

Although my tail its last has waved, From pain and suffering I have been saved.

Don’t grieve that it must be you who has to decide this thing to do;

We’ve been so close — we two — these years,

Don’t let your heart hold any tears.

Funeral Home:
All Paws Great and Small Crematory
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX
US 78220

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