August Richard Schwabenland

Above: Schwabenland, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 13, 2004 from Gold Beach, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 24, 1928
  • Age: 75 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 6'1, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray/white hair, blue eyes. Schwabenland has a scar on his chest from heart surgery. He may go by his middle name, Richard, or the nickname Dick. He wears eyeglasses with steel frames.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A dark-colored long-sleeved jacket or sweatshirt with zipper up the front and a zipped left breast pocket, gray sweatpants and a gray sweatshirt.
  • Medical Conditions: Schwabenland has diabetes and heart disease and requires medication.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Schwabenland was last seen approximately 4:00 p.m. on November 13, 2004 in Gold Beach, Oregon. He was driving his maroon 1996 Buick LeSabre with the Oregon license plate number YWZ-945. Schwabenland had been shopping and was returning home; his residence was three miles away from where he was last seen. He apparently never arrived there and has never been heard from again. His vehicle is also missing.

    Schwabenland was reported missing on the evening of November 16. He frequented casinos and the Nesika Beach rest area in 2004. He withdrew $200 from his bank account on the day of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Curry County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    North American Missing Persons Network
    KVAL 13
    The Curry County Reporter


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 28, 2013; alternate height and clothing/jewelry description added.

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