PHYLLIS (HUTH) SWANK, 78, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Sycamore Village in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Phyllis worked as an Assembler for G.E. Corporation for 26 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, VFW
Post #857, and American Legion Post #82. Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Emily S. Blackman of Fort Wayne; sister-in-law, Gladys Huth, Sandra Brewer, and Kathryn Froebe all of Fort Wayne; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Swank; son, Bernard Blackman; parents, Leonard and Irene (Wageman) Huth; brothers, Edward Huth, Elmer Huth and Leonard Huth; sisters, Dorothy Newman, Mary Ann Fogle, Mildred Huth, Pauline Imler and Thelma Myers. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at St. Jude Catholic Church, State and Randallia, with calling one hour prior. Father Jacob Runyon officiating. Calling also from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Services of NE Indiana.