Tom Schwab, 71

Tom Schwab, 71, of Elk River, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
According to his family, “Tom loved his John Deere, hot rod Corvette, playing cribbage, the KQRS morning show, his dog Toby, and cherished his time with his grandchildren.”
His funeral service was Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 at Dare’s Funeral Home in Elk River. Interment was at Snake River Cemetery.  Memorials are preferred to the family.
He is survived by wife, Edna; children, Pam (Mike) Knapp, Paul, Phil (Tina), Lisa (Dan) Hollom, Eric Graning, and Traci (Chad) Nunemacher; 12 grandchildren; siblings, Paula Yerxa and Sandy Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Schwab was preceded in death by parents, Paul and Severa; brother, Chuck; sister, Char; and grandson, Gunnar Knapp.