Florence H. Swierk
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Florence H. Swierk
  • May 25, 1925 - January 4, 2018
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Florence H. Swierk, 92, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born on May 25, 1925 in Brookfield, IL, the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna (Palonis) Witt. She married Stanley Swierk in June of 1944 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 1994.

She worked as a computer typesetter for Shopper/Sun Newspapers in LaGrange, IL. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Springfield, the Springfield Area Quilt Group (Q.U.I.L.T.S.), and was a big supporter of the March of Dimes.

She is survived by her 3 children, Alexandra (husband Bob) Williams of Fernandina Beach, FL, Norma (husband Doug) McFarlan of Chatham, IL, and John Swierk of Springfield; 3 grandchildren, Angela Johnson, Emily (husband Joel) Miller, and Annie Allen; and 2 great-grandchildren, Harley Johnson and Harrison Allen.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by 1 grandson Jonathan Williams, and 1 brother Arthur Witt, Jr.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield. Graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at 2 pm at Chatham Cemetery, Chatham, IL.

Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes.

Please visit the online obituary at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.