Edwin Skwira, 84-year-old resident of Sartell, MN, formerly of Little Falls, MN, died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 7 at 11 a.m. at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service. A visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls. The burial will be held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls, MN. Edwin Skwira was born October 27, 1935 in Little Falls, MN to the late Paul and Gunda (Rudolph) Skwira. He attended school in the Little Falls area and graduated from Little Falls Community Schools. Edwin was united in marriage to Doris Siminski on October 3, 1955 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Sobieski, MN. Edwin enlisted in the Minnesota Army National Guard at Camp Ripley. He worked as a Technician in Armament Maintenance, Armament Inspector and Armament Section Foreman. Ed enjoyed volunteering as a Camp Ground Host for the US Army Corp of Engineers on Gull Lake. He did this for 16 summers where he made many friends over the years. He enjoyed wood working, model railroading and model ship building. Edwin and Doris wintered for seven years in Arizona. Edwin is survived by his wife, Doris; daughter, Denise (Charles) McCamy; brother, LeRoy (Mickey) Skwira; sister, Patricia (Gerald) Virnig; granddaughters, Jessy Beto and Emily Gustafson; great-granddaughters, Samantha Beto and Alexandra Beto. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Gunda Skwira and sisters, Rita Skwira and Margaret Novakoske. The arrangements for Edwin are with Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN.

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