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Nancy E. Swartz

4/6/1944 - 8/3/2019

Creve Coeur~ Nancy E. Swartz, 75, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 8:43 p.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Fondulac Rehabilitation and Health Care in East Peoria.

Born April 6, 1944 in Carlisle, Penn. to Russell and Mary (Yarlett) Swartz. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, George Ocker; two brothers, Edgar Swartz and Russell Swartz, Jr and one son-in-law, Dale Reeise.

Surviving are her significant one, Charles Sims; three sons, Bill (Deana) Ocker of Peoria, Clifford Ocker of Carlock and Brian (Michelle) Scoggan of Indianapolis; one daughter, Becky Reeise of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Helen Myers, Shirley (Lee) Myers, both of Carlisle, Penn, Donna Fink of Newville, Penn and Doris (Ray) Conklin of Plainfield, Penn.

A waitress for many years at Mt. Hawley Country Club, she cared for all who came in contact with her. She loved her family and was a wonderful mother, wife, sister and grandmother. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, and her church.

Her funeral service will be held at 11am Monday, August 12, 2019 at Creve Coeur Christian Church, officiated by Pastor John Plunkett. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Burial will be held at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington. Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Home, 2130 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61603.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

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