Lee C. Swartout Union City Lee C. Swartout, 86, of Union City, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Bronson Battle Creek. He was born April 20, 1926 in Union City to Lee L. and Violet (Pio) Swartout. He married Dorothy M. Stryker on September 8, 1951 in Angola, IN. She survives. Lee worked for 33 years and retired from Kellogg's. He loved any type of sports, especially High School. He also loved to garden and feed the birds. Lee was a member of the United Methodist Church in Union City. He is survived by his wife; Dorothy; children; Pattie (Philip) Walter of Union City, Nancy (Leh) Hadden of Burlington, Mickel Swartout of Union City. Sister; Treva Swartout and a brother; Paul Swartout, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Rachel Knapp, Betty Kelly and grandson, Max Walter. Visitation will be Monday March 11, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Putnam Funeral Home in Union City. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Union City United Methodist Church located at 200 Ellen Street, with Pastor Andy Baek and Pastor John Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Union City. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church or the Union City High School Athletic Department. You may leave an online tribute by visiting www.putnamfuneralhome.com The family was assisted by Putnam Funeral Home 517-741-9333
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Mar. 9, 2013