Richard D. Schwarten

Richard “Dick” David Schwarten, 88, Forest Lake, died Sunday, March 17, 2013.

A memorial service was Tuesday, March 19 at Mattson Funeral Home, Forest Lake.

Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville.

He is survived by his children, Suzanne (Al) Larson, Christine (Frank) Golden, Craig (Theresa) Schwarten, Deborah (Jeff) Hilger, Robin Schwarten; 11 grandchildren;  19 great-grandchildren (and four on the way).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Margaret Schwarten; wife of 64 years, Iris (Bacon) Schwarten.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Home For Life Animal Sanctuary, PO Box 847 Stillwater, MN 55082.