2018-09-06 / Obituaries



Florence Swackhamer, age 92, of Bad Axe, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 31, 2018 with her family by her side.

She was born on May 28, 1926 in Bad Axe, daughter of the late Duncan and Sara (Robinson) Campbell. She married Robert Swackhamer on April 26, 1948. He preceded her in death on December 9, 2009.

Florence loved reading, doing crossword puzzles and enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and especially her great-grandchildren, and going out on Thursday mornings with her breakfast group. She was a member of the Bad Axe First Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Eastern Stars.

Florence is survived by her children, Nancy Streussnig of Bad Axe, Larry (Holly) Swackhamer of Bad Axe, Robert (Kirsten) Swackhamer of Brighton, Michael (Kathy) Swackhamer of Oak Hill, West Virginia, Matthew (fiancée Jane Critser) Swackhamer of Colombus, Nebraska; grandchildren, Jason (Amy) Swackhamer of Frankenmuth, Jody Streussnig of Lakeland, Florida, Paul (Ashley) Streussnig of Bad Axe, Joshua (Nichole) Swackhamer of Saginaw, Derek and Jarod Swackhamer of Howell; step-grandson, Casey Zimmerman of Allendale; great-grandchildren, Cooper, Gabriella and Avery Swackhamer of Saginaw, Ashlinn, Laniey and Jacob Swackhamer of Frankenmuth and Shealynn Streussnig of Bad Axe; sisters inlaw, Jeannette Campbell of Cheybogan and Marie Swackhamer of Caro.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Swackhamer; son-in-law, Paul Streussnig; brothers, Kenneth (Florence) Campbell, Grant Campbell, WJ (Marcella) Campbell, Clayton (Bertha) Campbell; sister, Irene Dubey; brothers-in-law, Edward (JoAnn) Swackhamer, Warren Swackhamer and Raymond (Elaine) Swackhamer.

Services were held at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Burial was in Colfax Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to A&D Home and Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family discretionary fund may be offered.

If you wish to give your condolences to the family, please go to: www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

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