Cover photo for Donald George Swiger's Obituary
Donald George Swiger Profile Photo
1960 Donald 2018

Donald George Swiger

July 27, 1960 — February 16, 2018

HERINGTON - Donald “Don” George Swiger was born July 27, 1960, in Reed City, Michigan, to Paul and Lucille (Richter) Swiger.  Don passed away February 16, 2018, in Council Grove. 

Don lived the majority of his life in Michigan, raised in Evart, MI, though lived and traveled around the country for many years before settling in Kansas.  His biggest passion was for hunting and fishing, and he was an avid sportsman at both. 

On October 17, 1980, he married Helen Shuell in Reed City, MI.  Survivors include his wife; Helen Swiger of Herington; seven children: Samantha Kay Beames, (husband-Rusty) of Herington, Amanda Paradis (husband-Billy) of Florida, Dennis Pontius and Robert Pontius (wife-Megan) of Sacramento, CA, Ann Van Etten (husband-John) of Grand Rapids, MI, Jeff Pontius (wife-Victoria) of Cadillac, MI, and Tony Pontius (wife-Tisha) of Evart, MI; a brother, Rodney Swiger of Evart, MI; eight grandchildren: Robbie Beames, Rebecca Beames, Nichole Swiger, Kevin Pontius, Carson Pontius, Audrina Sorojinda, Marissa Pontius, and Annie Joost.   

Cremation is planned.  In the spring, there will be a scattering service in Michigan.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donald George Swiger, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Family to do services at later date

Marion Christian Church

140 Elm St, Marion, KS 66861

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 9

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree