Donald L. Swaim, 84, of Geneseo passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at Good Samaritan Village in Geneseo. Local visitation for Donald will be held 5-7 PM Monday, July 8th at Vandemore Funeral Home in Geneseo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Geneseo Food Pantry or the Geneseo Humane Society. Funeral services for Donald will be held 12PM Wednesday, July 10th at the Foran Funeral Home in Summit, IL. Visitation will be from 10AM-12 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Justice, IL.
Donald was born April 13, 1929 in Kansas City, MO the son of Melvin and Mamie (Schackelford) Swaim. He was united in marriage to Charlene Moss on October 19, 1991 in Bridgeview, IL. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Donald worked for the Sante Fe Railroad for 43 years in communications retiring in 1993.
Survivors include his cherished wife, Charlene; 4 children: Lauren, Diane, Virginia, and David; Grandfather of two caring brother-in-law and fond uncle of many; and his loyal companion, Bugsley.
Proceeded in death by his parents and 1 brother and 1 sister.