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Ken Swearengen


Ken (Popsi) Swearengen, age 87, of Fort Worth, Tex. passed away on February 27, 2019 in Fort Worth.

Memorial Service was March 1, 2019 at Lucas Funeral Home, Keller, Tex. Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo. at a later date.

He was born August 27, 1931 in Dallas, Tex. to Earl Emmett and Alda Ethel (Dugan) Swearengen.

Ken worked as a mailer in the newspaper industry, where he obtained a lot of knowledge working at the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, the Catholic Register and even The Wall Street Journal. After he retired from the newspaper industry, he owned several bar and grills in Denver and South Dakota.

Ken enjoyed playing golf and boating. He found his passion in woodworking and remodeled every home they lived in. He served in the US Marine Corps at a young age, and received a Rifle Marksmanship Award.

Ken is survived by his wife of 59 years, Donna (Grote) Swearengen; daughters, Carrolyn (Jon) Priest , Debbie (Bob) Schuster and son, Brian Swearengen and (deceased wife Colleen) wife Bernadette; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Earl, Tommy, and Richard; sisters, Ruth, Roni and Sue Ann.

Arrangements by Lucas Funeral Home of Keller, Tex.


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