Don W. Swaggard

Don W. Swaggard

July 10, 1928 – October 30, 2018

VISITATION: Thursday, Nov. 1st from 2pm to 3pm at Crown Pointe, 2820 S. 80th St.  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Friday, Nov. 2nd at 10am at Hillcrest Memorial Park.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Friday, 11am at First Covenant Church, 201 N. 90th St.  Memorials are suggested to Nebraska Heart Association or First Covenant Church.


Don William Swaggard, age 90 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Bonny L. Swaggard; daughter, Melissa Sue Rice and her husband, Timothy, and grandson, Andrew, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and daughter Elizabeth Ann Bobenhouse and her husband, Dr. Jim Bobenhouse, of Lincoln, Nebraska, and grandson, Neil Bobenhouse, of St. Louis, Missouri; sister-in-law, Karen Meyers and her husband Frank.

Don was born to Harry Chaodos and Blanche Swaggard in Millersburg, Ohio. Don was raised in Cleveland, Ohio, before serving in the US Air Force Band for four years at Offutt Air Base. He was very active in the music world in and around Omaha— Omaha and Lincoln Symphonic Orchestra, freelance playing, and teacher of French Horn.  He enjoyed tennis throughout his life.

He and Bonny were very active members of First Covenant Church for 57 years, and he taught and served on various boards. He enjoyed his relationship with his loving church family.




  • Linda &Lee Thorsell Posted October 30, 2018 10:03 pm

    Bonnie & family. Sending you our deepest sympathy and love to you during this very sad time. May friends and memories help you through your grief.

  • Duane & Linda Iwen Posted November 2, 2018 10:44 am

    We extend our deepest sympathy at this time of your great loss! You will be in our thoughts and prayers!
    Linda & Duane Iwen

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