RIVERTON -- Roman "Pete" Joseph Schwankl, 83, Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Bethesda Rehabilitation Center in St. Paul.
He was born June 14, 1919, in Richmond to Edward and Mary Clara (Kingen) Schwankl. He married Frances Bernice Heberlee on July 8, 1978, in Brainerd. He was a member of the Myrin James American Legion No. 443 of Ironton and the VFW Post No. 1647 of Brainerd.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Thomas Schwankl, Pequot Lakes; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Schwankl, Mora, and Severn "Duffy" Schwankl, St. Cloud; and a sister, Agnes Egerman, St. Cloud.
Three brothers and three sisters died earlier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby with Father Howard Eisel officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. Military honors will be provided by Myrin James American Legion Post No. 443 of Ironton.
Friends may call an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home.
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