Carolyn M. van Blaricom Carolyn M. van Blaricom
GeslachtVrouw
Leeftijd77
 
Geboren1 mei 1938inLansing, Ingham County MI (US)
Overleden3 januari 2016inMontcalm County MI (US)
BegraveninElm Hall Cemetery, Elm Hall, Gratiot County MI (US)
VaderLewis Earl van Blaricom
 Geboren16 januari 1904
 Overleden18 november 1978
MoederThelma Ione Marcy
 Geboren23 mei 1906
 Overleden11 september 1983
ZusMarilyn
ZusDonna
Verblijfplaats(en)Lansing, Ingham County MI (US) van 1938 tot 1995
 Stanton, Montcalm County MI (US) van 1995 tot 2016

OverlijdensberichtCarolyn Swix, 77, of Stanton, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016. She was born May 1, 1938 in Lansing, daughter of Lewis and Thelma (Marcy) VanBlaricom. Carolyn, a graduate of Sexton High School, married William A. Swix. They made their home in Lansing.
Carolyn worked for the Lansing School District as a teacher's aide then transferred to the accounting department until she retired. They moved to Half Moon Lake near Stanton where she enjoyed watching birds and working jigsaw puzzles.
She is survived by four children, Stephen (Christine Daggett) Swix of Big Rapids, Terri (William) Fowler, of Sedalia, MO, Douglas (Julie) Swix, of Lansing, Diane (Kevin Roche) Swix Berry, of Lansing; two sisters, Marilyn Yelvington, of CA, Donna Benedict of Wayland; eight grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 61 years, and her son, John L. Swix.
Funeral services will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Barden Funeral Home in Stanton. The family will greet family and friends on Wednesday, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Elm Hall Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Carolyn's name may be made to White Pine Library, 106 E. Walnut St., Stanton, MI 48888 or to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.bardenfuneralhome.com.

Lansing State Journal, January 5, 2016


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metWilliam A. Swix
Geboren26 maart 1936inLansing, Ingham County MI (US)
Overleden27 februari 2015inLansing, Ingham County MI (US)
Kinderen Stephen P.
Terri
Douglas
Diane
John Lewis geb. 23 febr. 1962
OverlijdensberichtWilliam A. Swix, age 78 of Stanton, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015. He was born March, 26, 1936 in Lansing the son of William V. and Orpha (Hopkins) Swix.
Bill graduated from Sexton High School in 1954. He married Carolyn VanBlaricom and made their home in Lansing. Bill was employed by the City of Lansing, retiring in 1988 as assistant supervisor at Potter Park Zoo. Bill was a wrestler at Sexton, claiming 2nd place in state in 103 pound class and 1st place in state in the 112 pound class the following year. He was active for many years in several local bowling leagues. He served as Assistant Scout Master Troup 294, Chief Okemos Council. While involved with Boy Scouts he was inducted into the Order of the Arrow. Potter Park Zoo was Billís personal interest as well as his career. As a charter member of the Friends of the Zoo Society, he participated in many fund raisers and improvement projects to improve and maintain the zoo. For the past 21 years, Bill and Carolyn have made their home at Half Moon Lake near Stanton.
Bill is survived by his wife of over 61 years, Carolyn Swix; four children, Stephen P. (Christine Daggett) Swix of Big Rapids, Terri (William) Fowler of Sedalia, MO, Douglas (Julie) Swix of Lansing, Diane (Kevin Roche) Swix Berry of Lansing; sister, Vicki (Skip) Loudenslager of Lake Odessa; brother, Gordon (Connie) Swix of Lansing; eight grandchildren; Amy(Joe) Peters of Dansville, MI, Angela Swix of Chase, MI, Allen (Cindy) Fowler of Hobart, IN, Erik Fowler of Bowling Green, KY, Stephen (April) Swix stationed at Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah, GA, India Berry of Lansing, MI, Grant and Meagan Swix of Lansing; two great-granddaughters, Rachel Peters and Natalee Swix. Bill was preceded in death by his parents and son John L. Swix.
Funeral services will take place 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Barden Funeral Home in Stanton. The family will greet family and friends on Wednesday, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Elm Hall Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Billís name may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.

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