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Wayne Kay Swartz

April 16, 1942 — November 16, 2022

Wayne Kay Swartz

Wayne Kay Swartz
April 16, 1942~ November 16, 2022

Wayne Kay Swartz, 80 of Marcellus, Michigan passed away Wednesday November 16, 2022 at home.

He was born in Schoolcraft, Michigan on April 16, 1942 the son of Homer K. and Maxine (Kahler) Swartz.

On March 5, 1960, in Newburg, Michigan he married Sharon Joyce Tase who preceded him in death on December 1, 2019.

Wayne loved working on his farm with the goats and horses, doing horse pulls, bobsledding and hay rides. He also loved having family gatherings.

Wayne is survived by daughters; Deborah (Matt) Engle of Orland, Indiana, Shannon Pastorick of Marcellus, Michigan; son Douglas Swartz of Marcellus, grandchildren; Brandon (Jen) Pastorick, Bo Pastorick, Seth Pastorick, Stephanie (Nate) Fletter, Erin Weaver, Kurt Haneberg, Brandi Anderson, Courtney Wetzel; eleven great-grandchildren, brother Keith Swartz, sisters; Bernadine (Dale) Bowlby of Marcellus, Beatrice Rowe of Three Rivers, Bonnie Summers of Three Rivers, and Beth (Gus) Harrell of Marcellus.

Wayne is preceded in death by his wife Sharon Swartz; brothers Roger Swartz and Carroll Swartz, sisters; Barbara Stephyn and Beverly Clark, brother-in-laws; Merideth Clark, Corky Rowe, Bill Summers, Dale Bowlby, sister-in-laws Ann Swartz and Sharla Swartz.

Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 11:00a.m-1:00p.m. Friday December 2, 2022 at the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, 52780 M-40 North, Marcellus. Funeral services will be held at 1:00p.m Friday December 2, 2022 with Pastor Josh Wiggins of Edwards Corner Bible Church officiating . Burial will follow at a later date. Memorial donations may be directed to Marcellus Fire and Ambulance or donors choice. Online condolences may be left at www.materralstonfuneralhome.com .
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Friday, December 2, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mater - Ralston Funeral Home

52780 Michigan 40, Marcellus, MI 49067

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 2, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mater - Ralston Funeral Home

52780 Michigan 40, Marcellus, MI 49067

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