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“Lois was a great and loyal friend. Life will never be the same without you. A peice of me went with you that day. Forever in my heart and soul. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Linda Bressner - Martinton, IL


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Lois June Swinford ( AKA "Lotus" ) age 63 of Goodland, IN passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. Lois is survived by her sons, Michael Maholy and Roston Belt; grandchildren, Megan and Brent Maholy and Joshua and Troy Belt and sister, Shirley Chamberlain. Preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Jenny Swinford; and her brother, Edward Pickett.

Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 1 pm to 4 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake, IN. A service will be held at 3:00 pm in the Burdan Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor R.L. Rawlins officiating.

Lois was born on November 25, 1955 to Herbert and Jenny Swinford at St. Margret's in Hammond. She lived her life to help other people so much even her pathway of income was paved through being a former caregiver and later, her career in the medical profession. The power and strength she had when someone needed her would make Superman step aside, and her down to earth free spirit was enough to make John Wayne turn his head and blush. Mom; Grandma, Sis, Aunt, Cousin, life long friend, you were and always will be forever loved.