Published in the Iola Register on Nov. 11, 2013.

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.