Mary Ann Swayze

March 18, 1944 — Jan. 10, 2020

Mary Ann Swayze, 75, of Winamac, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, at 5:50 p.m. at Franciscan Health East Lafayette. 

She was born on March 18, 1944, in Joliet, Illinois, to the late Harold and Clara (Stankus) Euber. On April 10, 1962, she married Kenneth E. Swayze in Winamac. Kenneth survives.

Mary was a homemaker and had worked at Winamac Steel and was the manager at the Indian Head Motel in Winamac. 

Mary enjoyed several things in life including gardening, watching the Yankees, listening to Elvis, Facebook and Farmville. She was a great cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family. She was a great wife, mother and grandmother. 

She is survived by her husband Kenneth E. Swayze of Winamac; daughter Cletha Fay [James] Swartzell of Winamac; granddaughter Heather N. [Brandon] Downey of Winamac; grandson Dylan J. [Alexis] Swartzell of Winamac; sisters: Matilda [Seldon] Gordon of Frankfort, Illinois, and Kathy [Mike] Yerion of Wheatfield; brothers: John “Jack” [Gail] Euber of Tuscon, Arizona, Joe [Cindy Stark] Euber of Elkhart, and Dean Euber of Chicago; sister-in-law Dianna [Daryl] Widner of Winamac; niece Lynn [Wes] Terry of Winamac; nephew Jeff Bradshaw of Bruce Lake; great-nephew John Terry of Winamac; and great-nieces: McKenzie Terry of Winamac, Joaunpaey Davis of Winamac and Cora. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Clara (Stankus) Euber; brother Wayne “Mike” Guthrie; and sisters: Pam Gear and Reva Lesiow. 

To honor Mary’s wishes no services will be scheduled.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Online tributes may be offered at

(Pulaski County Journal — Jan. 15, 2020)

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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