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Jana Emslie Swisher

May 20, 1932 January 10, 2018
Jana Emslie Swisher
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Jana Liane (Emslie) Swisher, age 85, and a former resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at New Haven Assisted Living in Schertz. Mrs. Swisher was born on May 20, 1932 in Richmond, IN to the late William R. Emslie and Jenny Madonna Newton Emslie. Jana graduated from Indiana University, BSN, '54 and from The Ohio State University, MSN, '77. She married Thomas Swisher on February 10, 1956. Jana shared her love of children as she worked and taught in labor and delivery and as a school nurse. She retired and was able to enjoy her life with her family, especially her grandchildren. While living in New Braunfels she volunteered at the New Braunfels Library Bookstore, New Braunfels Senior Center, and was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church. Jana was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Judith Emslie Thompson and Todd. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Thomas W. Swisher; sister, Jenny Jo Coons of Richmond, IN; children, Michelle Swisher, Shannon Whitmer (David), William Swisher (Jeymarie), Thomas Swisher (Karen); 9 grandchildren, Molly Martinez (Mykel), Clifton Whitmer, Cameron Mann (DaShawn), Cailean Lane (Will), Blain Swisher, Capri Swisher, Asher Swisher, Destiny Manoy (Jarrod), Kyle Swisher. Eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Memorial services are scheduled for 11:00 AM on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Dexter Brown officiating.

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11:00 AM 1/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1254 N Business IH 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Celebration of Life Service

Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1254 N Business IH 35 New Braunfels 78130 TX
United States

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