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Michael Joseph Swisher

April 1, 1953 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Michael Swisher Obituary

Michael “Mike” Joseph Swisher, 70, of Wentzville, Missouri, died of natural causes on January, 17, 2024. Services will be held at Jefferson Barracks on March 22nd at 1:45pm, followed by a Celebration of Life for friends and family.

Michael was born in Logansport, Indiana, in 1953 to Phillip Swisher and Mildred Runk Swisher. Michael served in the United States Air Force, earning the Humanitarian Service Medal, Longevity Service Ribbon with Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal with One Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, and the National Defense Service Medal with One Bronze Service Star before retiring at the rank of Technical Sergeant with over 20 years of service. 

Michael was preceded in death by his parents Phillip and Mildred Swisher; his sister Ellen Walker; and his beloved wife, Patricia Swisher. He is survived by their son, Jonathan Swisher; his son Michael Swisher; his daughters Anna Trent and Stacey Pelfree; his siblings Willie Overmyer, Sue Harris, Gene Kelly, Pete Swisher, and Steve Swisher; his grandchildren Rachel, Justin, Chris, Braden, Elizabeth, Evan, Kelton, and Ashley; and his great-grandchildren Bentley and Aleigha.  

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Graveside Service
March 22, 2024

2:00 PM
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Rd
St. Louis, MO 63125


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