In Memory of
Ralph E. Swartsell
May 3, 1926 - January 5, 2013
Swartsell, Ralph, E., age 86, of Indianapolis, passed away January 5, 2013 at Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Marianna Baker; and his brothers, Robert and Carl Swartsell.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Alice Christine Mitchell Swartsell; daughter, Connie (Gary) Rettig; son, Johnny Swartsell; daughter, Debra (Joel) Sansing; sons, Ralph Swartsell, Mike (Chris) Swartsell, and Tim (Charlotte) Swartsell; five step-children; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ralph was proud of being a U.S. Marine during WWII, having served at Iwo Jima.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Harry W. Moore Chapel, 8151 Allisonville Rd., with calling from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Burial with military honors will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.).
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