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Garry W Sweitzer

February 7, 1938 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 83)

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GARRY W. SWEITZER

February 7, 1938 – January 5, 2022

 

 

EDWARDSBURG, MI- Garry W. Sweitzer, 83, of Edwardsburg, died Wednesday January 5, 2022, at his residence in Edwardsburg. He was born February 7, 1938, in Cassopolis, Michigan to Richard A. and Thereasa (Keeley) Sweitzer.

     On August 18, 1979, he married Carolyn A. “Carol” Johnson.  She survives along with 2 daughters, Sharry (James) Pebley of Antwerp, OH, Ronda L. (James) Watts of Wingo, KY; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 siblings, Paul G. (Kathy) Sweitzer of Cassopolis, MI, Michele (Mike) Eaton of Edwardsburg, MI and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Duane Sweitzer and a daughter, Madonna Nichols.

     Garry was an avid bowler and he enjoyed playing softball and volleyball.  Garry retired from Elkhart Products where he worked for over 40 years as a Tool & Die Maker. 

     A private family visitation and burial will take place on Tuesday January 11, 2022.  Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.

     Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Ronald McDonald House, 610 N. Michigan St. Suite 310, South Bend, IN 46601.

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