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Louise Swink

June 17, 1946 September 7, 2020
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Obituary for Louise Swink

Louise Swink, 74, of Michigan City, passed away peacefully at 1:15 p.m., Monday, September 7, 2020 at Aperion Care The Arbors, Michigan City.

She was born June 17, 1946, in Star City, Arkansas, to Hardy Hicks Sr. and Susietta (Ward) Hicks.

Louise came to Michigan City at the age of 16 and went to Elston High School. At 16 she also began to sing.

Surviving are her three children, James (Karen) Hicks of Saxton, Missouri, Kenneth (Carla) Allison of King George, Virginia and Charles (Ginger) Swink Jr. of Indianapolis, Indiana; five sisters, Mary Mian of Downers Grove, Illinois, Vera (Luster Sr.) Lewis of Michigan City, Indiana, Elvira Hughes of Denver, Colorado, Linda (Robert) Treadwell of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and Kimmer Arnold of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; three brothers, Hardy (Bobby) Hicks Jr. of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Johnny (Diann) Hicks of IL, and Arthur Hicks of Michigan City; thirteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nephews and nieces.
Preceding in death were her parents; two daughters; and four brothers, Willie Lee Hicks, Robert Hicks, W.C. Hicks Sr. and Walter Arnold.

A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon, Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3007 Ohio St., Michigan City with Pastor Allen Briggs officiating. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.

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