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Funeral Arrangements

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Lois Swearengin

May 13, 1922 - July 20, 2006

Funeral services for Lois Swearengin, 84, of Amarillo, Texas, were held Tuesday, July 25, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia.

Lois LaVonne Pixler was born on May 13, 1922 in Marcus, the daughter of Clarence and Emma Edith (Godwin) Pixler. Lois attended school in Aurelia, graduating in 1941. She worked for the Aurelia School for 20 years, retiring in May of 1986. On September 13, 1986 Lois married William R. Swearengin in Johnstown, Colo. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, and enjoyed fishing, sewing, and cooking.

Lois died Thursday, July 20, at the Ware Memorial Care Center in Amarillo, Texas.

Preceding Lois in death were her parents, and two husbands, Floyd Peterson and Verner Matsen.

Survivors include her husband Bob (W.R.) Swearengin of Amarillo, Texas, two sons, Gary and his wife Jane Peterson of Mahtowa, Minn., and Matt and his wife Alison Matsen, and two grandchildren; Jocelyn and Emily Matsen all of Riverton, Ill., two step-children; Paul and his wife Susan Swearengin of Oakham, Mass., and Phyllis and her husband Joe Switzer of Amarillo, Texas, four step-grandchildren; Lisa and her husband Hughes Sawyer, Amy and her husband Ernie Collie, and Brian and Kevin Swearengin, one brother, Max and his wife Ruby Pixler of Loveland, Colo., one sister, Joyce and her husband Fred Dady of Kaysville, Utah, nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.