Yvonne Swain, 83, was schoolteacher

DOWNEY - Yvonne Swain passed away at the age of 83 in Northern California with her family by her side. She was a resident of Downey for 60 years.A schoolteacher for the Norwalk/La Mirada School District, she was active in the hospital auxiliary, Y's Men, Assistance League, Women's Club, P.E.O.and served at Downey United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her late husband Bill Swain and is survived by her children Steve Swain, Carolee Ruedi, and Greg Swain; and her beloved grandchildren Peter Ruedi, Jenny Ruedi, Brian Swain, Allison Swain, and Griffin Swain. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. on April 29 at Rose Hills in the Hillside Chapel. The family requests that any donations be sent to the Downey YMCA.

********** Published: April 28, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 2