Frances (Fanny) Swartz, 87, of Greenfield, formerly of Knightstown, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Legacy at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield. She was born July 5, 1926, in Pendleton, the daughter of Ernest and Martha (Keesling) Moreland who preceded her in death.
A 1944 graduate of Pendleton High School, she was former co-owner of Rody’s and the Patio Shoppe in Knightstown. She was a past member of Psi Iota Xi and the American Legion Auxiliary Post #152.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Donald Swartz of Greenfield, whom she married February 22, 1946; two sons, Gary (Vicki) Swartz of Huntsville, Ala. and Jerry Swartz of Shelbyville; four grandchildren, Abby Lu Swartz of Shelbyville, Brandi (Jonathan) Shoemaker of Huntsville, Ala., Mindi (Jeffrey) Martin of Shreveport, La., and Dustin Swartz of Denton, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Presley and Blaine Shoemaker, Brooke, Logan and Payton Martin.
Friends called from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the funeral home. Services were at 1 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Hinsey- Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Reverend Danny Tompkins officiated. Burial followed in Glen Cove Cemetery.
Frances's family would like to especially thank Jessica Dreesen for her loving and compassionate care of Frances during this past year. Frances's family would also like to thank the nurses & staff of The Legacy at Springhurst and Seasons Hospice & Palliative care for their sincere and devoted care.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 50 E 91 St. Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
You may express a condolence of share a memory of Frances at www.hinsey-brown.com.