ROMAN W. SWIERCINSKY JR.

ROMAN W. SWIERCINSKY JR.
Roman Swiercinsky, 82, died Nov. 8, 2013. He was born Sept. 27, 1931, to Roman F. and Blanche M. (Pachta) Swiercinsky. Survivors: wife Virginia, Belleville; children, Karen (Tim) Hiatt, Cheryl (Tom) Hiatt, Greg (Deb) Swiercinsky of Belleville; Bryan Swiercinsky, Crete, Neb., Steve Swiercinsky, Lisa (Mike) Strecker, Wichita, Janice LaBonte, Manhattan; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Lorene (Ken) Berggren, Grand Island, Neb.; brother, Tom (Carol), San Antonio, Texas; sisters-in-law, Bernie Swiercinsky, Katherine Swiercinsky. Services: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at St. Edward Catholic Church, Belleville. Burial in St. Josaphat's Cemetery. Rosary/Vigil service, 6 p.m., Tuesday at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday. Memorials to the church or KSU Cancer Research. Online condolences at www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com.

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