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 Christine Sue “T-Shirt” <I>Swathwood</I> Taylor

Christine Sue “T-Shirt” Swathwood Taylor

South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Oct 2015 (aged 66)
Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 153868053 · View Source
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Christine Sue “T-Shirt” Taylor, 66, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015 in her residence surrounded by her family.

Christine was born the daughter of Oscar and Carol (Eckhart) Swathwood on March 2, 1949 in South Bend. She graduated from LaVille High School in 1967.

On December 22, 1969 in Delphi, Indiana, she became the wife of Ronnie C. Taylor, who survives. They became the parents of two children: Jeremy and Carrie Ann.

Christine proudly served in the United States Navy from 1967-1970, where she was a Yeoman. She started on the Eptolant base, and also retired from there. Christine was in charge of all the ships coming and leaving the base. Christine and Ronnie met while both being stationed at Eptolant Base, in Norfolk, VA. When she met Ronnie, she out-ranked him by one rank and she never did let him forget that.

Christine had worked at Fairmont Homes in Nappanee as a front desk receptionist. Prior to that, she worked for the Bremen Public Schools as a secretary while Jeremy and Carrie Ann were students at the school.

She was a very caring person, who enjoyed sending birthday cards, encouraging letters to her family and many friends, and recognizing special events that took place. Her thoughtfulness knew no bounds. She loved keeping in touch with her friends through Facebook. She and Ronnie loved cats, and had four that were considered part of the family. Christine also said her “happy place” was going to Mackinac Island. She attended the Talma Church “Along the Tippecanoe River,” pastored by her childhood friend Don Nunemaker.

Surviving is her husband of forty-five years, Ronnie C. Taylor, Bremen, son and a daughter-in-law; Jeremy and Carrie Taylor, Grayson, Georgia, daughter; Carrie Ann Taylor, Charlotte, North Carolina, four grandchildren; Matthew, Nathan, Andrew, and Charlotte Taylor. Also surviving are two brothers and sisters-in-law; Pete and Kris Swathwood, Rob and Lylah Swathwood, all of Bremen. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Visitation will be on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 3-7 PM in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 23, 2015 in the funeral home with Pastor Don Nunemaker officiating. Military Honors provided by members of the American Legion Post 27, Veterans of Foreign Wars- Marshall County Post 1162 and D.A.V. following the funeral at the funeral home.

Private burial will be held at a later date at the Bremen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Humane Society, 11165 13th Rd, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153868053
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Christine Sue “T-Shirt” Swathwood Taylor (2 Mar 1949–16 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153868053, citing Bremen Municipal Cemetery, Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Patrik Louis (contributor 47964641) .