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Betty N. Swindler, 97, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018. Born in Potomac, Virginia, Betty was the daughter of the late Lewis and Cecilia Engel. She graduated from the Presbyterian School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating, she enlisted and served in the US Army Medical Corps during WWII in North Africa and Europe. She met Bob Swindler while both were stationed in North Africa, and were married after the War. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, and caring grandmother to her family. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and St. Vincent de Paul Society. Surviving are her children, Mary (Steve) Hasser of Indianapolis, Judy (Izzy) Rodriguez of Fort Wayne, Elizabeth Swindler of Noblesville, Robert (Ellen) Swindler of Prairie Village, KS; grandchildren, Michael (Angela), Meghan (David), Erin (John), Alison (Kevin), Nicolas (Namiko), Ben (Molly), Jeff, James (Wendy), and Robert; and nine great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Robert Swindler of 61 years, Robert Swindler, grandchildren, John, David, Emily, and sister, Delphine Pyron. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 at St. Anne Home Chapel, 1900 Randallia Drive with calling one hour prior, Fr. John Overmyer officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.