Michael Swihart, Age 70

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Michael W. Swihart, age 70, entered into rest on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Cloud County Health Center, in Concordia, Kansas. He was born on October 13, 1947, in Clyde, Kansas to Rex and Betty (Boling) Swihart, Sr. Mike was a 1965 graduate of Concordia High School, and earned an Associate Degree from Cloud County Community College. He served in the United States Navy from 1966-1972 and was a Vietnam Veteran. Mike was honorably discharged in 1972. He was a very patriotic veteran and loved his country. Mike retired from the US Postal Service in Concordia Kansas as a mail clerk. He loved coaching Pee-Wee baseball, was an avid baseball fan, also he enjoyed fishing, golfing, trivia, games shows and spending time with his family and grandchildren. Mike was a member of the V.F.W. Post #588, American Legion Post #76, both of Concordia and V.F.W. Post #7515 of Clyde.

Mike is survived by his 2 daughters, Dena Miller (Loren), Salina, KS.; Malinda Sallman (Chad), Concordia, KS.; son, Marc Swihart, Concordia, KS.; a sister, Sue Nelson, Formoso, KS.; 2 brothers, Rex Swihart, Jr. (Audrey), Concordia, KS.; Arlan Swihart (Carla), Rio Rancho, NM.; 6 grandchildren, Chace Hensley, (Jasmine), Riley Miller, Erica Miller, Ava Swihart, Easton Swihart, Ivie Swihart, 1 great-grandchild Kieran Reid.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debra Swihart, sister, Pauline Cyr.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life service to be held at a later time. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion Post #76 Concordia, KS c/o Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.

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