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Carolyn Ann Swackhamer

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Carolyn Ann Swackhamer

Des Moines

Carolyn Ann Swackhamer, 81, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. She was born September 25, 1932 to Clell and Marie Woods in Lucas, Iowa.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Swackhamer, Steven (Lee Ann) Swackhamer and John (Angela) Swackhamer; ten grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Shirley) Woods.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, John O. Swackhamer; son, Richard Swackhamer; grandson, Dustin Routh; brother, Ronald Woods; sister, Kathryn Ferguson.

Funeral Services will be held, 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street in Des Moines with a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. to follow at Goshen Cemetery in Lucas, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2014 at the funeral home.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 9, 2014
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Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street Des Moines, IA 50309
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