Brittany A. Swegman

Brittany Ann Swegman

27, of Alexandria, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 in St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital after a sudden illness.

Brittany was born in Indianapolis on November 18, 1986 and was the daughter of Christopher and Julie (Hittle) Thompson. On June 19, 2010 she married Kurtis Swegman.

Brittany was employed at the Alexandria-Monroe High School as a para-professional. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Alexandria and President of the Alexandria Women's Bowling Assn. Brittany was a graduate of Westville-Washington High School and Purdue University. She was currently enrolled at Ivy Tech, pursuing her nursing degree.

Brittany was a loving and caring wife and mother. She was always devoted to her family and enjoyed every second she could spend with them.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Kurtis; children, Hayden, Christopher Gage and Faith Ann Swegman; parents, Christopher (Gary Handy) Thompson, Julie Thompson, Don and Doris Swegman; sister-in-law, Wendy (Korie) Trissel; maternal grandmother, Phyllis Hittle; paternal grandfather, Lloyd Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Harlan Hittle; grandmother, Sharon Thompson; and sister, Stephanie Thompson.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the First Christian Church, 215 W. Berry St., Alexandria, with Rev. Julia Bratton officiating. A private family committal service will follow the services at Eagle Creek Cemetery, Westville. Friends may call on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the First Christian Church from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the Swegman family in care of the funeral home.

Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to serve the Swegman Family.

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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 8, 2014