Swisher, Bob – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon

Bob Swisher of Enterprise died Aug. 9, 2006, at his home of natural causes. He was 85.

Mr. Swisher was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Paradise to William Harry Swisher and Martha Ann Gordon Swisher.

He was inducted into the U.S. Navy on May 8, 1942. He served with the 9th Construction Battalion with a rank of First Class Mech. Mate during World War II. On May 21, 1946, he married Nadine Joy Fordice.

He worked for Wallowa County for a year after returning from the service.

He then made his living as a rancher for the rest of his life.

Survivors include his wife Nadine at home, Doris Helem, Carl Swisher, Harry Swisher, Debbie Brewer, sister Leita Beard of Asotin, Wash., five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Disposition will be by cremation. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Wallowa County Chieftain, August 24, 2006
Contributed by Dixie Ricker
Second Obit.
Bob H. Swisher, 85, died Aug. 9 in Enterprise.
A private family service will be conducted later. Bollman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Swisher was born Sept. 6, 1920 in Paradise. He was the son of William Harry and Martha Ann (Gordon) Swisher.
A life long rancher, he married Nadine J. Swisher on May 21, 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He had the rank of 1st Class Machinist.
Survivors include his wife; daughters Doris Holum and Debbie Brewer; sons Carl and Harry; a sister Leita Beard of Asotin, Wash., five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 26, 2006, Published: August 28, 2006
Contributed by Dixie Ricker


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White, Judy Wallis. Wallowa County Oregon Obituaries. AccessGenealogy. © 1999-2016, all rights reserved.

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