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Peter "Pete"  Schwab

Obituary for Peter "Pete" Schwab

December 23, 1942 - May 23, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 74

Obituary

Peter "Pete" Schwab, 74, of McHenry was born on Dec. 23, 1942, to Lester and Anita Zell, and passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2017.

Pete was the devoted husband of Marge (nee Seilheimer) for 47 years; loving father of Matthew; brother of the late Tom Schwab; brother-in-law of Deborah and Dan Walls; uncle of Traci Beddingfield and family, and many additional nieces and nephews.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Tom; and brothers-in-law, Fred, Andrew, Roger, Larry and Howard Seilheimer.

In his younger days, Pete enjoyed racing cars on the ice with the Sports Car Club of America, studying tai chi and karate, and travelling to Greece, Hawaii and Alaska. More recently he enjoyed visiting his son Matt and daughter-in-law Sorrell in Colorado and had a passion for sci-fi books and movies.

Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Colonial Funeral Home 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Disabled American Veterans or JourneyCare Hospice would be appreciated.

For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorials to Disabled American Veterans or JourneyCare Hospice would be appreciated.

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Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory

591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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