Peter J. Schwantes, age 92, a Rockwood resident, died Thursday morning, October 4, 2018 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm. Monday, October 8, 2018 at Rockwood Lutheran Church, Rockwood. Officiating at the Service will be Pastor Bruce Schwark burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Francis Creek.
The family will greet relatives and friends at Rockwood Lutheran Church, Rockwood, from 11:30 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2018 until 12:45 p.m.
Survivors include his children: Sue and Greg Schmeichel, Two Rivers, Ann and John Schermetzler, Manitowoc, Sandy Schwantes, Green Bay, Edward and Terri Schwantes, Manitowoc, Jim and Sue Schwantes, Appleton; his grandchildren: Nicole and Chris Drew, Justin Schmeichel and special friend Amanda Horkman, Ashley and Tyler Schermetzler, Adam Schwantes and fiancée Brittney Bekkers, Allison Schwantes, and Phillip and Emily Grambsch and two sisters-in-law: Betty Kerscher and Louise Kluczykowski. He was preceded in death by his parents: Ernst and Rose (Krause) Schwantes; his wife: Catherine on January 17, 1997; and further preceded in death by brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice or an organization of your choice.
The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.