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Donald Swank

May 13, 1935 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 84)

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Donald Lee Swank, age 84, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville.  Mr. Swank was born in Kendallville, Indiana on May 13, 1935 to the late George Swank and Zelma (Wenner) Swank Price.  Don graduated from Kendallville High School in 1954 and honorably served his country in the United States Army Reserves from 1954-1962. He married Janis Doreen Shippy on January 1, 1955 in Kendallville.  He was employed with Monsanto in Ligonier for 22 years before retiring in 1991.  Don attended Trinity Church and was a member of the American Legion Post 86.

Survivors include:   
Wife, Janis Swank of Kendallville.
Son, Rex and Aimee Swank of Russiaville, Indiana.
Three grandsons; Ryan Swank, Derek and Josephine Swank and Alex Swank. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home with visitation from 1:00 – 3:00 PM prior to the service.
Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate the funeral service.
Burial with military honors will follow at Lake View Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Noble County Humane Shelter.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home. 

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