ROZELLA MAE SWIGER, age 87 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 10:28 PM at Cridersville Health Care Center. She was born on June 17, 1932 in Shelby County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Louis and Emma (Bulcher) Layman.
On August 15, 1953 Rozella married James Swiger who survives along with three children, Tom Swiger of Trotwood, Julie (Eric) Tobias of Wapakoneta, and Mark (Denise) Swiger of New Bremen, two sisters, Fay Jones of Celina, and Ruth Maiueg of Wapakoneta, eight grandchildren, Shannon Stewart, Melissa Swiger, Kristin Kizer, Brandon and Dustin Tobias, and Kaleb, Jacob, and Kyle Swiger, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers, and three sisters.
Mrs. Swiger worked as a secretary for Sidney Tool, Reliable Castings, and Stolle Corporation, retiring in 1997. After retirement she enjoyed her time as a volunteer at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney Senior Center, and F.I.S.H., and was one year voted "Outstanding Senior Citizen." She was a life-long member of Sidney First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. David Chivington officiating. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery in Swanders. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM.
Memorials may be made to Grande Lake Hospice and condolences may be expressed to the Swiger family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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