Janice Swires

Janice Swires, 75, of Eldora, passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Grundy County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Woodley Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. She will be laid to rest at the Benson Cemetery near Whitten. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday, Dec. 4 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the family, care of Susan Collins, 1905 14th Ave. Eldora, Iowa 50627. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring for Janice and her family.

Janice Ann Swires was born on Oct. 6, 1946, to Clifford and Esther (Bessman) Nicholson in Eldora, Iowa. She attended Alden Community School. On April 5, 1965, Janice was united in marriage to Ronald Dean Swires in Inglewood, Calif. To this union three children were born, Tony, Susie and Lisa. Janice was a homemaker, home health aide and “mom” to many. She enjoyed crafts, reading and baking for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Janice Swires is survived by her children, Tony Swires of Eldora, Iowa, Susie (Brian) Collins of Eldora, Iowa and Lisa (William) Dauchenbaugh of Denver, Iowa; grandchildren: Audrey, Dean, Celia, Amber, LaDuska and Samantha and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Lora (Chuck) Hunt of Britt, Iowa, and Martha “Tootsie” (Jim Vieth) Crosby of Iowa Falls, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ron Swires; parents, Clifford and Esther Nicholson; two brothers, Bruce and Art and sister, Cathy.



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