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A. 'Jim' Swezey III
James A. ‘Jim’ Swezey III, 61, of Doniphan died Tuesday,
January 31, 2012.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at St. Leo’s Catholic
Church. Father Charles Torpey will officiate.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at St. Leo’s; Vigil Service
to follow. All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family.
Jim was born September 15, 1950, in Kansas City, Missouri; the son
of James A. Jr. and Bettye ( Davis) Swezey.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Nancy; sons, James
Swezey IV and Elliot Swezey, both of Doniphan; daughters, Elizabeth Swezey
of Phoenix, AZ and Theresa Swezey of Omaha; his mother, Bettye Swezey
of Arcadia, KS; brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Betsy Swezey of Girard,
KS; sister and brother-in-law, Vicki and Danny Arck of Pittsburg, KS;
sister Patti Sadler of Olathe, KS; and mother-in-law Gertrude Foster
of Valentine, NE.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Jim grew up in Arcadia, Kansas. He graduated from Northeast High
School in Arma, KS and from Mid- Plains Community College in North Platte. He
met and married his wife, Nancy Foster, in Kansas City; they married
on February 8, 1974. They would have celebrated their 38 th Anniversary
Jim was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad in the Telecommunications
He was a member of St. Leo’s Parish, and a member of Servants
of the Father’s Love Prayer Group and Music Ministry. He
enjoyed singing and playing guitar; hunting and fishing. He will be remembered
for his love and dedication to his family, and his gentle smile.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.