Aug 27, 2015


Katherine Swicker, 87, of Milan, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, in Briarfield of Milan after a brief illness.

Katherine was born April 19, 1920, in Akron and lived in Sandusky and Cleveland. She spent her summers in Milan where she met Howard Swicker and they were married in 1947. He preceded her in death in 1989. Katherine was a homemaker and attended Edison Memorial United Methodist Church, Milan.

Katherine is survived by her daughter, Judy Swicker, and son, Bruce Swicker, both of Milan; nieces, Carol Demski of California and Phyllis Kromer of Florida; nephews, Tim Miller, of Texas, Randy Ohly of Rock Creek, Ohio, Gary Ohly of Florida and Bob Ohly of Elyria and several others.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents, Samuel and Betsy Miller; sisters, Betty Ohly, Mary Zajc; and nephew, Glen Miller.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in Groff Funeral Home, One S. Main St., Milan, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Jeffery Stoll will officiate. Interment will be in Milan Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Edison Memorial United Methodist Church, 10 E. Church St., Milan, OH 44846.

Condolences may be made at grofffuneralhomes.com.