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Howard J. Swintek

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Howard J. Swintek Obituary
Feb. 19, 1921 ~ Jan. 26, 2011 Died peacefully at his home On January 26, 2011. Survived by loving wife of 63 years, Florence; children, Barb (Ted) Steiner, Peggy (Bjorn) Olness, Nancy (Greg) Swintek-Hallinan, Butch Swintek,Jenny (Bob) Moore, Joe Swintek and Liz (John) Hilpisch; grandchildren, Chris, Lara, Teddy, Allen, Stephie, Nicky, Mikey, Keely, Bryan, Philip, Kaitlin, Maddy, Frances, Angela,Caroline, Thomas, Maria andMonica; 28 great grandchildren; siblings, Leo Schwintek, Sis (Marie) Dirtzu, Evelyn Vruno, Bob Bobick, Conrad Bobick and Joe Bobick; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Howard served his country from Jan. 1941-Jan. 1947 and was a Decorated US Marine Corps WWII Veteran 3rd Division serving in Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Guam, Iwo Jima, Wake and Siapan. He retired from the MTC as a Street Car/Bus Driver after 34 years of employment. Visitation Sunday 2-6 PM in the HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL FUNERAL HOME, 536 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 11:00 AM (with visitation from 10-11 AM) at the CHURCH OF ST. COLUMBA, Lafond and Hamline Aves., St. Paul. Private Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.



Published in Pioneer Press from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28, 2011
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