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Obituary: Sweitzer, Nancy

Age 72

SWEITZER, Nancy
(Age 72)

Passed away peacefully October 19, 2012, in Spokane Valley, Washington, with her children by her side, after a brief battle with cancer.

She was born in Spokane on April 4, 1940 to Robert and Elsie Schneider.

She attended Moran Prairie Elementary School and graduated from Freeman High School in 1957.

In 1961 she married Alfred “Fred” Sweitzer.

Nancy worked for Jacklin Seed from 1975-2010.

She loved to bowl, play games, collect coins, fish and visit the casino.

Most of all she loved to be with friends and family.
Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred; her sister, Sally Hodl; brother Bob Schneider; granddaughter Lindsay Mershon.

She is survived by her children, Laurie Johnson of Fresno, CA, Gail (Doug) Greenwald of Lake Stevens, WA, Mike Sweitzer of Spokane Valley, and Bill (Cyndy) Sweitzer of Liberty Lake, WA; grandchildren Nicole, Stephanie, Michael, Ken, Courtney, Taylor, and Madison; great-grandson, Andrew; numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012, 11:00 AM, Opportunity Christian Fellowship, 1313 S. Pines, Spokane Valley, WA.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Spokane or American Cancer Society.
Community Cremation Service Spokane Valley
13127 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 509-926-2020
On-line guestbook at: www.CommunityCremationService.com

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