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Swise, Lester R.
Lester R. Swise, age 51, of Rural Knoxville, Illinois died at 4:04 A.M. on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at his home in rural Knoxville, Illinois.

He was born on April 29, 1962 in Macomb, Illinois the son of Jim and Betty Yocum Swise. He attended and graduated from Knoxville High School in 1980. He married Carrie Nichols in Knoxville, Illinois.

Surviving are his daughters: Rachell (Wil Hurd) Swise of Solon, Iowa and Rebecca (Derek Kreps) Swise of Knoxville, Illinois. His parents Jim and Betty Swise of Maquon, Illinois. Three grandchildren: Pyeper Hurd, Ryelee Hurd, and Braylen Kreps. Also surviving is a brother, Randy Swise of Knoxville, Illinois; two sisters: Kim (Scott) Guenther of Houston, Texas and Karrie (Bill) Brooks of Great Falls, Montana. Many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

He worked for Block Farms all of this life.

He enjoyed being with his friends, family, grandchildren, and his beloved dog Cooper.

Cremation Rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in charge for arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Family in care of Rachell Swise at 614 Randall Drive, Solon, Iowa, 52333 or sent to the Funeral Home. WECLA. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome
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