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Bertha J. Swank

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ARCANUM — Bertha J. Swank, 90, formerly of Arcanum, died Friday evening, Aug. 15, 2014, at the Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, Tenn. She was born March 28, 1924 in Preble County, to the late Guilford and Emma (Geeting) Bevington.

Bertha was a long time resident of rural Arcanum, moving to Tennessee to be with her son, Duane. She attended the Family of God Ministries and was a former member of the Eagles lodge in Greenville.

Bertha was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Swank Sr., who died April 11, 1996, and 11 brothers and sisters. She is survived by three sons, Duane (Harriet) Swank in Tennessee, Kenneth (Virginia) Swank Jr. of Piqua, and Michael (Friend Lorraine Stratton) Swank of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held noon Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum, with the Rev. Joe LeMaster officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery. The Family will receive relatives and friends one hour before the services Thursday. Condolences may be sent KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.


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Published in Piqua Daily Call from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2014
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