Edith Swecker, died Monday, December 12, 2011 in Dalhart, TX.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Edith Ruth Gunn was born December 6, 1921 to Darrel and Alice (Hall) Gunn in Jefferson, Iowa, and was raised in Grand Junction, Iowa. After High School she attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa before moving to San Francisco in 1942, where she worked for Shell Oil Company. On November 22, 1947 she married Guy Swecker in San Francisco. They returned to Iowa where they farmed for over 40 years. In November they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary.
She is survived by her husband Guy of Dalhart, TX. 2 daughters Teresa Thompson of Des Moines, IA and Tina Kafer and her husband Tony of Jefferson, IA. Two sons - Greg Swecker and his wife Beverly of Dana, IA and Gerald Swecker and his wife Mary of Dalhart, TX 11 Grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Perceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister.