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Paul L. Swift, 88, of Omaha, died Sunday, March 4 th at the Grand
Island Veterans Home.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday in All Faiths Chapel of the Grand
Island Veterans Home. The Chaplain Bill Nore will officiate. To honor
Mr. Swift’s wishes cremation has been chosen.
All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family.
Mr. Swift was born February 16, 1924 in Sioux City, IA the son of William
and Amy (Jones) Swift.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Emma; daughters, Sally Swift
of Grand Island, Stephanie Swift and Sandra Krokaugger, both of Salt
lake City, UT; and a sister Dorothy Lanning of Omaha.
Those also left to cherish his memory are one grandchild, Samuel Krokaugger
of Salt Lake City and one great grandchild, Kiana Krokaugger.
His parents and brother, Walter Swift welcomed him into heaven.
Paul grew up in Omaha where he received his education from Omaha Technical
High School. He joined the United States Army serving from March of 1943
to December of 1945. Paul served during World War II, in the Europe conflict
in the 23 rd Armored Division.
He was united in marriage to Emma Hoseley on January 27, 1966 in Omaha,
NE. Paul loved to spend time with his family. He also enjoyed traveling,
especially car trips.
Memorials are suggested to the VFW Club.