Freda G. Swisher (87) of Ste. Marie


Published on June 18 2012 3:07 pm

Freda G. Swisher, 87, of Ste. Marie died at 11:05am Monday, June 18, 2012 at Newton Rest Haven in Newton.

Funeral services will be 11am Saturday, June 23, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Ste. Marie.  Visitation will be from 10 to 11am Saturday at the church.  Arrangements are under the care of Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton.

Freda was born on January 1, 1925 in West Liberty, IL the daughter of Joseph P. and Minnie E. (Stark) Keller.  Freda married Robert Swisher and he preceded her in death.  Freda was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Ste. Marie; Ste Marie Post #932 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the St Mary’s Altar Society.

Freda is survived by: 3 Children – Carol (Vic) Connor of Olney, IL, Jim (Norma) Swisher of Newton, IL and Patti (Randy) Bunten of Robinson, IL...Sister – Dorothy Hahn of Ste. Marie, IL...and 10 Grandchildren.

Freda was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 2 sisters – Evelyn Shoffstall and Helen Graham.