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Shirley Swiney-Chilgren

1920 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Shirley Swiney-Chilgren Obituary
Swiney- Chilgren, Shirley ALPINE, CA -- Shirley went to be with her Lord on September 25, 2013. Shirley was born in Seattle, Washington to Archie and Ferne Rude on November 8, 1920 where she attended the University of Washington. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband John Swiney who passed on March 10, 1981. She is survived by her brother Robert Monroe and four children, John Swiney, Jr, Susan Linn, Laurie Brown and Jeff Swiney, their husbands and wives, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Shirley married Everette Chilgren on July 1983 who passed Oct. 12, 1998. The Swiney family moved to California when Shirley began teaching for the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District and retired after 30 years. Shirley was a generous, hard-working woman who loved the Lord Jesus. She had boundless energy and was an inspiration to her family, friends, and colleagues. She will be remembered for her steadfast faith and the sacrifices she made for her family.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Oct. 11, 2013
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