Anita Swiger


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Posted Online: April 04, 2014, 5:53 pm
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Anita A. Swiger, 85, of Geneseo, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo.
Private graveside services for immediate family will be held Monday, April 7, at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. The Rev. Christopher Ritter will officiate. There will be no visitation. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, Geneseo, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to Geneseo Humane Society or VFW.
Anita Dilenbeck was born Feb. 7, 1929, daughter of John L. and Dora E. Hutchinson Dilenbeck. She married Marvin Swiger, and they had 70 years together working on their dairy farm.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin; sons, John (Pam), Carbondale, Ill., Steve (Linda), Geneseo, and Tom (Eileen), Florida; daughters, Nancy (Roger) Abell, Geneseo, and Sharon (Don) Clark, Geneseo; 46 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Linda; a grandson, Adam Abell; and daughter-in-law, Sharon.
Condolences may be expressed by visiting Anita's obituary at stackhousemoore.com.














 



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