Pete Zagonel of Chelsea died Friday, July 20, 2007, at the Colonial Care Nursing Home at Chelsea. She was 90.
Mr. Zagonel was born April 27, 1917, in Italy and moved to the United States with his parents at the age of 6.
He served in the Army during World War II, receiving numerous commendations. He was a member of the American Legion and he loved to fish and spend time with his family.
Mr. Zagonel married Mary Lou Zagonel. She preceded him in death in 1983.
Survivors include three children, Rita Lou Wise of Chelsea, Marvin Garrett of Claremore and Leona Collin, also of Claremore, 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Crocker Cemetery in Pittsburg, Kan.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Thomas Funeral Home in Welch.