Richard David SCHWARTEN

February 11, 1925 - March 17, 2013 Age 88 ~ Of Forest Lake, Minnesota Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children and family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Margaret Schwarten; his wife, Iris (Bacon) Schwarten of 64 years. He will be greatly missed by his children, Suzanne (Al) Larson, Christine (Frank) Golden, Craig (Theresa) Schwarten, Deborah (Jeff) Hilger, and Robin Schwarten; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren (and 4 on the way). He took great joy and pride in his family and was a lover of dogs and animals. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 N. Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN. Family will greet friends from 10:00 am until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Home For Life Animal Sanctuary, PO Box 847 Stillwater, MN 55082



Funeral Home

Mattson Funeral Home & Cremation Service
343 North Shore Drive Forest Lake, MN 55025
(651) 464-3556

Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 18, 2013