October 26, 2013

Virginia R. Swartzell


---- — Virginia R. Swartzell, 86, Logansport, passed away at 11:06 p.m. Oct. 24, 2013, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 20, 1927, she was the daughter of Oral and Emma (Yeager) Wilson. On June 19, 1949, in Logansport, she married Everett L. Swartzell, who survives.

Virginia worked as a stenographer at NIPSCO for 25 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church for more than 50 years and the 4-H Home Ec. Club.

Surviving along with her husband is one daughter, Sharon (Jim) Baar; son, Donald L. Swartzell; grandson, Adam J. Baar; two granddaughters, Kathryn E. Baar and Jennifer M. Baar; and one sister, June Land, all of Logansport.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Jean Wilson; and one brother, James Wilson.

A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Fager officiating. Burial will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Monday.

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