Obituaries

Obituaries

James David Swartzel 1932 - 2011 Lawrence

A graveside service for James David Swartzel, 78, Lawrence, will be held Memorial Day weekend at the Grantville Cemetery.
Mr. Swartzel died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
He was born May 24, 1932, in Muskogee, Okla.
Mr. Swartzel served in the U.S. Army, 174th M.P. Battalion in Korea, during the Korean War.
Mr. Swartzel was a graduate of Kansas University and employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. He was an avid sailor and traveler.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva, of the home; four children, Kate Swartzel, Patricia Boresow, Susan Wunder and Richard Swarztel; and six grandchildren.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Earl D. and Ethel M. Swartzel, and his brothers, George and Stephen.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com.