Judith Swigart (1942 - 2014)

  • "So sorry for your loss. She was a fun cousin."
    - Betty Schuring Vander Molen
  • "Sorry for your loss"
    - Fred & Dee Tingle
  • "God Bless Rest in Peace Judy!"

Judith Swigart


Judith (Judy) A. Swigart passed on August 2, 2014 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. She was born January 8, 1942 to Clarence and Artie DeGroot of Runnells, Iowa. She graduated from Runnells High School in 1960 and worked most of her life in the auto repair industry, including owning their own business, L&S Auto Repair. Judy was an excellent athlete who enjoyed softball and volleyball, and enjoyed drag car racing and custom car shows with her husband, Lee.

She is survived by her husband, Iven Lee Swigart, a brother Donald DeGroot, and three sons, Scott Wearmouth (Cherilyn), Steve Wearmouth (Michelle), Galen Wearmouth; as well as five wonderful grandchildren: Christopher (Steph) Wearmouth, Katy Wearmouth, Hunter Wearmouth, Riley Wearmouth, and Nick Wearmouth.

Pursuant to her wishes, no services will be held. Memorial contributions may be given in her name to the Animal Rescue League of Central Iowa.

Funeral Home
Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road  Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 276-4567
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 10, 2014