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Beams Funeral Home

200 W Toledo St Box 5, Fremont, IN

OBITUARY

Ragena Lynn Swager

October 7, 1948June 21, 2020
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Ragena L. “Genie” Swager age 71, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was born on October 7, 1948 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Eugene and Pansy (McChristian) Drake. She enjoyed her early years living in Huntsville, Arkansas.

Ragena eloped with the love of her life Terry L Swager and was married on January 14, 1966. He preceded her in death on September 23, 2017.

Ragena and Terry were the former owners of the Bull Pen Cafe in Fremont.

There was nothing more important to Genie than her family and her beloved grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Troy (Lori) Swager of Ashley, Indiana, and Shane (Chanda) Swager of Fremont, Indiana, three grandchildren, Cheyenne Swager, Mathew Bryan, and Emili Bryan, five great-grandchildren, two nieces, and her dearest friends, Rebekah Swager of Fremont, Indiana, and Martha Walters of Angola, Indiana.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Steven Drake, and grandchildren, Levi Travis, and Elija Colt Swager, and Karli Bryan.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 pm Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana. Pastor Jake Shipe will officiate.

There will be calling hours from 2-4 pm Thursday, prior to the celebration of life at the funeral home.

Following the COVID-19 restrictions social distancing will be required.

Burial will be at a later time at Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana.

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations in her memory may be directed to the Angola Rugby Club, 4370 W 250 N, Angola, Indiana 46703.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Angela Lechleidner

June 28, 2020

She was an amazing woman to know. She always made me feel at home and welcome. Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dorla Clements

June 25, 2020

I worked with Ragena at James River. She had such a tender heart!

Anita Jackson

June 24, 2020

So very sorry to hear of Genie's passing. She was a special lady and I always enjoyed visiting with her at The Bull Pen.

Jeannie Gibbeny

June 23, 2020

I met Genie, up at KP Lake, and loved her personality. What a
great lady.

Barb Wells

June 23, 2020

I met Gennie when I was up visiting my sister Martha Walter's. I got to spend some time with Gennie. I was so glad I got to meet her. She was more than just a friend to Martha. She will be dearly missed. Heaven recieved a beautiful angel.
My love and prayers to her family.

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