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Katherine Ames (Miller) Swoverland

July 6, 1939 — November 4, 2022

Katherine "Kathy" Ames Swoverland, 83, of La Porte, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022 at Miller Health and Rehab.

Kathy was born on July 6, 1939 in TX, to Donald Edward and Elaine Mildred (Ames) Miller.

On January 24, 1960 in Bloomington, IN, she married Lewis Dayton, who preceded her in death.  Surviving Kathy are her children, Beth Graves of Lincoln, IL and Marc (Chris Ludwig) Swoverland of La Porte; 6 grandchildren, Rachel Dyer of PA, Matthew (Lisa) Dyer of Wheaton, IL, Aaron Grover of Lincoln, IL, Blayne Ludwig of La Porte, Jared Bukowski of La Porte, and Emily Ludwig of La Porte; 6 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Sallie (Jim) Pennington; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded by her parents; brother, Robert Miller; and grandson, Hunter Swoverland.

Kathy was an Executive Secretary for many years.  Her greatest passions were her faith and family, being an active member of Bethel Chapel in La Porte for many years.  Kathy found great joy in her years as a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening and playing the piano.  Kathy was a member of Camp Fire Girls and Delta Zeta.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Chaplain Andrew Paton officiating.  Burial will take place on Monday, November 14, 2022 at New Ross Cemetery, New Ross, IN.

A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Samaritan's Purse International Relief, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000.

Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, November 12, 2022

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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