Friday, July 30th, 2010
Ima Jean Ann Swink, 81, Wapakoneta, died at 2 a.m. July 29, 2010, at Shawnee Manor in Lima.
She was born Jan. 1, 1929, in Wapakoneta, to Ralph and Ruth Pauline Zerkel Kantner. On Nov. 14, 1954, she married C. Arthur Swink, who died Dec. 24, 2004.
Surviving is a daughter, Stacey (Barry) Erb, Wapakoneta; a son, Richard (Barbara) Swink, Pride, La.; two sisters-in-law, Helen Smith, Celina, and Martha Hengstler, Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a great-grandson, Micah Jacob Babin.
She was a retired school bus driver with Wapakoneta City Schools. She was a member of the Harvest Baptist Church in Wapakoneta. She was a 1947 graduate of Blume High School. She was also a member of the Celina Chapter #91 O.E.S. Celina.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Gary Bragg officiating. Burial is at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta and 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials can be made to the Mercy Unlimited Food Bank.
Condolences can be left at www.bayliffanddeleyfh.com.