Swickard, age 87 of Valparaiso, passed away on June 18, 2018 at her home.
She was born on
January 20, 1931 in Crete, IL to August and Clara Krueger, both of whom
preceded her in death.
On October 14,
1950, she married Charles Swickard, who survives in Valparaiso.
She is also
survived by her children: Darrell (Sheliah) Swickard of Chesterton, IN,
Rodney (Jenny) Swickard of Valparaiso, IN, Cynthia (Thomas) Corzan of
Chesterton, IN, Tammie (Kerry) Fero of Porter, IN, and Terry (Caren)
Swickard of Valparaiso, IN; her twenty-four grandchildren; twenty-two
great-grandchildren; her sister, Dorothy Schoenbeck of Valparaiso; her
sister-in-law, Ellie Krueger of Beecher, IL; and by numerous cousins.
She is also
preceded in death by her sister, Della Steuer and by her brother, Leonard
Lillian was a
member of St. Johnís United Church in Chesterton. She also dedicated
seventeen years of service to the Duneland Resale Shop and worked in food
service for the Valparaiso school system for many years. She enjoyed
camping, bonfires, and rooting for the Chicago Cubs.
will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 11 a.m., at St. Johnís United
Church, 225 W. Lincoln Ave., Chesterton, IN, with Chaplin Patricia Ciupek
A visitation will
be held Friday at 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Burial will
follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
may be given to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave, Valparaiso, IN, 46383, and to
the St. John Community Dinner, 225 W. Lincoln Ave., Chesterton, IN.
Memories may be