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Dara Swanson

Dara Swanson

Tuesday, June 15th, 1965 Saturday, August 8th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Dara Daniela Swanson (Meyers)

Mrs. Dara Daniela (Meyers) Swanson, age 55, of Bennington, Indiana, entered this life on June 15, 1965 in Washington, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late Lawrence Elwood Meyers and Treva Gay (Raney) Meyers Ragle. Dara was a 1983 graduate of the Grace Christian School in Washington, Indiana. She attended the Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dara was first united in marriage on October 14, 1984 in Washington, Indiana to David Martin and they were blessed with three sons. Dara was later united in marriage on July 26, 2008 in Nashville, Indiana to Dana Carroll Swanson. This happy blended family shared 12 years of marriage together until her sudden passing. Dara was formerly employed for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, Dorman Products in Warsaw, Kentucky and the Fairview Grocery Store in Fairview, Indiana. She was currently employed for the Fastenal Company in Ghent, Kentucky. Dara was raised and baptized in the First Christian Church in Washington, Indiana. Dara enjoyed cooking, baking and taking care of her family. She was always up for a motorcycle ride with her husband, Dana or a shopping spree on Amazon. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and abundance of friends, but especially her dog, Nikki. Dara passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at her residence in Bennington, Indiana.

Dara will be missed by her husband, Dana Carroll Swanson of Bennington, IN; her sons, Levi Martin and his wife, Kayla and Samuel Isaac Martin and his fiancée, Cierra Brettnacher all of Louisville, KY; her grandchildren, Tristan Martin, Kennedy Johnson, Audrey and Anthony Brettnacher; her step-daughter, Angela Swanson and her fiancé, Cody Painter of Daleville, IN; her step-son, Clint Swanson and his girlfriend, Mallory Phagan of Bedford, IN; her sister, Rachel Lea of Lawrenceburg, IN; her brothers, Paul Meyers and his wife, Dianna of Sparta, MI and Shawn Meyers and his wife, Carolyn of New Castle, KY; her brother-in-law, Darren Swanson and his wife, Angela of Bennington, IN; her mother-in-law, Daisy May (Scudder) Swanson of Vevay, IN and her several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son: Aaron Daniel Martin; her father, Lawrence Elwood Meyers; her mother, Treva Gay (Raney) Meyers Ragle; her step-father, Donald Ragle and her father-in-law, Carroll Frederick "Buddy" Swanson.

Due to COVID-19, masks are required along with social distancing. Friends may call 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Due to COVID-19, masks are required along with social distancing. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 14, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., by Pastor Donald Burford, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the New Liberty Cemetery, East Enterprise, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mrs. Dara Daniela Swanson Memorial Fund or the Indiana Donor Network. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dara Daniela Swanson (Meyers), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, August 14th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 14th, 2020
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    Due to COVID-19, masks are required along with social distancing.
  • Service

    Friday, August 14th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 14th, 2020
    1:00pm
    Due to COVID-19, masks are required along with social distancing.
    Officiant
    Pastor Donald Burford
  • Interment

    New Liberty Cemetery
    Highway 250
    EAST ENTERPRISE, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

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Sheila Jackson

So sorry for your loss. Dara was truly a sweet person.
good bye Dara, you will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 09:03am via Condolence
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Love and hugs-Ryan and Nikki Lozier

We love you guys and are thinking of you. I absolutely hate that we cannot be there today!
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Love and hugs-Ryan and Nikki Lozier planted a memorial tree for Dara Swanson
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Rosemarie Pavy

My deepest sympathy for your loss.
Comment | Posted at 03:34am via Condolence
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Pam Brown

My heart goes out to the entire family. So sorry for your loss Dana and Daisy. Prayers for you all.
Comment | Posted at 04:23pm via Condolence
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Our deepest sympathies, With Love, Rachel's Lupus Family: Nikki, Debby, Melissa, Donna, Denise, Alison, Sherri, Katrina, Sarah, Danielle & Julie.
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Large Basket Garden was purchased and planted a memorial tree for the family of Dara Swanson.
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