Le Roy Swari - August 26th, 2013. Le Roy E. Swari passed quietly on Monday, August 26, 2013 at his home in Sun City. Roy was born September 28, 1924 in La Porte, Indiana to Albert and Lena Swari. Roy graduated from high school in Rochester MN and then attended Texas A&M University and the University of Minnesota. Roy was a World War II veteran; he served in the 103rd Infantry Division and was wounded in France in 1945. The medals he received during his service include a Purple Heart, Good Conduct, European Campaign medal, and World War II Victory medal.
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He met his wife Ann in Rochester, married in 1952 and they were together for 60 years.
Roy had a successful 40-year career as a banker in Minnesota, Colorado and New Mexico. He participated in many civic organizations and held the office of president of the Silver City, NM Chamber of Commerce. An avid golfer, Roy also enjoyed hunting, social activities and working with stained glass.
Roy is survived by his daughter Lisa, two sons Sam and William, and stepdaughter Jody Atkinson. His extended family includes 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A private ceremony for the family is planned. In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to Prime Care Hospice (623-847-2323) or a
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Published in Daily News-Sun on Aug. 31, 2013