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Mark Swayne

May 1, 1959 — November 15, 2022

Kanorado, KS

Kanorado, KS resident, Mark Dale Swayne, 63, passed away unexpectedly at his home northeast of Kanorado on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Mark was born on May 1, 1959, in Farmington, New Mexico to Ted and Gertrude Swayne.  He was one of 4 children.  He attended grade school in Kanorado, KS and graduated from Goodland High School.

Over the years Mark farmed with his dad, worked with Rick Farris custom harvesting and for the past 20 years Mark worked for Nutrien Agricultural Company.

He enjoyed bowling, hunting and fishing as well as helping with wheat and corn harvest.  He was active in the Goodland Elks Lodge and was honored as Elk of the year in 1988 and 1989.  Mark was very active as a Jaycees National Senator and involved in Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma Jaycees.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Rudolph and Christina (Lippert) Schritter and Henry Sr. and Ethel (Doggett) Swayne and several aunts and uncles.

Surviving family includes his parents Ted and Gertrude Swayne of Goodland, Kansas, two brothers, Dr. Marlyn Swayne (Brenda) of Hays, KS, Marvin Swayne (Cindy) of Wichita, KS, one sister, Marlene Vickrey (Brad) of McPherson, KS.  He is also survived by two nieces, Michelle Goff (Spencer), Dr. Shannon Swayne (Dusty), one nephew, Ryan Swayne (Elizabeth),  two great nephews, Mason Goff and Jackson Swayne and one great niece Aeris Goff.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, November 18, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Koons-Russell Funeral Home

211 N Main Ave, Goodland, KS 67735

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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211 N Main Ave, Goodland, KS 67735

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