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Yvonne Rose (Quimby) Swan

August 10, 1938 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Yvonne Swan Obituary

Yvonne Rose Swan, 85, of Montpelier, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at the Laurels of Defiance Nursing Home.  She was born on August 10, 1938 in Branch County, Michigan to Donald and Marget (Smith) Quimby.  Yvonne graduated from Litchfield Michigan High School in 1957.  On June 20, 1970 she married Lowell “Bud” Swan in Ney, Ohio and he preceded her in death.

Yvonne retired from Powers and Sons in Montpelier, where she worked from 1972 to 2008. She enjoyed going to the Montpelier Senior Center and was a staple at all the grandchildren’s sporting events, often arriving even before the kids. Yvonne was a member of the Montpelier Moose and the Montpelier Eagles.

She is survived by her daughter, Theresa (Mike) McKenzie of Montpelier; ten    grandchildren, Tina Custer, Erin Dietsch, Ben Preston, Jessica Preston, Nate Lyons, Jerimah Wells, Adam Wells, Brandy Wells, Daniel Stantz and Josh Wells; seven great grandchildren, Brayden, Alyssa, Emma, Annie, John, Addy, and Lilly; one great-great grandchild, Emery; and two sisters, Sandra Crawford and Deb Quimby, both of Michigan.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lowell “Bud” Swan; four children, Marlin Wells, Brenda Wells, Rex Wells and Cliff Wells; and two brothers, Wesley and Leonerd Quimby.

A time to receive friends will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A memorial service will take place immediately following at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Craig Bard to officiate. Yvonne will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Memorials may be made to the Senior Center or First Club. 

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Time to receive friends
March 20, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Thompson-Funeral Home - Montpelier - East Main St.
204 East Main Street
Montpelier, OH 43543

Memorial Service
March 20, 2024

1:00 PM
Thompson-Funeral Home - Montpelier - East Main St.
204 East Main Street
Montpelier, OH 43543


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